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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 June 2013

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1

Who was on the English throne at the time of the "Gunpowder Plot" to blow up the House of Lords?

A
James I
B
William I
C
King Canute
D
Harold I
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2

What is Russia's largest port city on the Pacific Ocean at the head of the Golden Horn Bay not far from Russia's border with China and North Korea, and the home port of the Russian Pacific Fleet?

A
Vladivostok
B
Murmansk
C
Saint Petersburg
D
Novorossiysk
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3

Tony and Maureen Wheeler began publishing what travel publications in the early 1970s?

A
Baedeker Travel Guides
B
Let's Go
C
Rough Guides
D
Lonely Planet
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4

What was the first film starring "Chucky"?

A
Silence of the Lambs
B
The Borrowers
C
Bride of Chucky
D
Child's Play
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5

On an 11 stringed lute, ten strings are tuned in pairs, and the highest single string is called what?

A
Chanterelle
B
Catline
C
Soprano
D
The oud
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6

James Esdaile, John Elliotson, Jean-Martin Charcot, Hippolyte Bernheim, Pierre Janet, Émile Coué, Morton Prince, Clark L. Hull, Andrew Salter, Theodore R. Sarbin, Ernest Hilgard, Martin Theodore Orne, and Nicholas Spanos are associated with what?

A
The United Nations Secretariat
B
Seeking a cure for AIDS
C
Hypnosis
D
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)
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7

When a man was jousting in a medieval contest what did he use?

A
Bow and arrow
B
Sword
C
Lance and horse
D
Net and trident
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