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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 June 2013

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1

Who was the criminal released by Pilate in preference to Jesus on the demand of the Jerusalem mob?

A
Spartacus
B
Barabbas
C
Ben Hur
D
El Cid
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2

Which is the only, as at 2012, unit in the International System of Units still directly defined by an artefact?

A
Kilogram
B
Metre
C
Second (time)
D
Mole
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3

Which autonomous grouping of islands in the Caribbean was dissolved on 10 October 2010?

A
Philippines
B
New Caledonia
C
Falkland Islands
D
Netherlands Antilles
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4

What is the surname of sisters and singers Dannii and Kylie?

A
Minogue
B
Tennant
C
Bhoy
D
DeVito
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5

What is the song "Cracklin' Rosie", a 1970 song written and performed by Neil Diamond, about?

A
A type of wine
B
A pig
C
A red-headed woman
D
A flower
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6

In which sport is "lock" a position?

A
Polo
B
Archery
C
Rugby union
D
Swimming
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7

Which of these is a secular humanitarian-aid non-governmental organisation, created in 1971, best known for its projects in war-torn regions and developing countries facing endemic disease?

A
World Health Organisation
B
Médecins Sans Frontières
C
Global AIDS and Health Fund
D
Red Crescent
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