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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 July 2013

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1

Which country shares a 530 km border with Saudi Arabia on the west, south, and southeast, a 450 km border with Oman on the southeast and northeast, and a smaller border with Qatar in the northwest?

A
Kuwait
B
Saudi Arabia
C
United Arab Emirates
D
Iraq
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2

Who was the governor of California from 1967 to 1975?

A
Ronald Reagan
B
Sonny Bono
C
Clint Eastwood
D
Arnold Schwarzenegger
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3

What word refers to a length of chain, rope, scarf, wire or fishing line used to strangle someone or an execution device used in Spain until 1974?

A
Shallot
B
Gavotte
C
Garrotte
D
Compote
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4

On 30 September 2010, the Allahabad High Court pronounced its verdict on four title suits relating to ownership of "Ayodhya land", which had been disputed since 1853. Which country was this land in?

A
India
B
Afghanistan
C
Israel
D
South Africa
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5

The lead singer of which band is known as Suggs?

A
Oasis
B
Madness
C
The Barron Knights
D
INXS
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6

What does "FA" stand for in the phrase "The FA cup"?

A
First Archery
B
Free Arthur
C
Fine Antique
D
Football Association
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7

The term "radar", of American origin, coined in 1941, replaced the British abbreviation "RDF" which stood for "Radio Direction Finding". What does "radar" stand for?

A
Radio Amplification to Detect Aerial Raiders
B
Radio Aerial Routefinding
C
Reconnaissance Activated by Diffusion and Reception
D
Radio Detection and Ranging
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