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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 June 2013

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1

Who plays Bree Van De Kamp in the US TV series "Desperate Housewives"?

A
Felicity Huffman
B
Marcia Cross
C
Helen Worth
D
Anna Paquin
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2

What substance, best known as a poison, was used in small doses in medications as a stimulant, as a laxative, and for enhancing performance in sports?

A
Codeine
B
Digitalis
C
Arsenic
D
Strychnine
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3

Which mythological lumberjack, usually believed to be a giant, was first documented in the work of US journalist James MacGillivray in 1910?

A
Paul Bunyan
B
Yankee Doodle
C
John Brown
D
Johnny Appleseed
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4

Which of these was not killed by a stone or piece of metal propelled from a distance?

A
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria
B
Goliath of Gath
C
Julius Caesar
D
King Harold II of England
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5

What colour are the stars on the US flag?

A
Black
B
White
C
Red
D
Blue
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6

What is the English translation of the title of Mozart's opera "Die Zauberflöte"?

A
The Magic Flute
B
The Flying Dutchman
C
The Harbour Cruise
D
The Chutiste
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7

Which cricket team was accused of being the subject of rigging the result of an international cricket game against England at Lords in August 2010?

A
Sri Lanka
B
Bangladesh
C
India
D
Pakistan
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