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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 July 2013

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1

What is an umlaut?

A
2 dots over a letter
B
An inverted question mark, often under a "c"
C
A line that slopes up, left to right, often over an "e"
D
A line that slopes down, left to right, often over an "e"
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2

Which of these colours has the shortest wavelength?

A
Green
B
Orange
C
Yellow
D
Red
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3

Jay Ward and Alex Anderson created which character which first appeared on American TV in 1959?

A
Fred Flintstone
B
Bullwinkle J. Moose
C
Road Runner
D
Daffy Duck
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4

Which of these is a composer who produced most of his work between 1916 and 1958?

A
Cole Porter
B
Rock Carrier
C
Charcoal Pusher
D
Clay Shifter
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5

Six states in the USA are split between two time zones, Eastern and Central. They are Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee and which other?

A
Ohio
B
Mississippi
C
Alabama
D
Louisiana
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6

What is the aim of a game of chess?

A
To put the opponent's king in a posotion where he cannot avoid being taken
B
To move more pieces, and times, than the opponent
C
To put pieces in the most attractive configurations
D
To engage the opponent's pieces as often as possible
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7

Times Square, Manhattan, New York City, was previously known as what?

A
Manhattan Crossroads
B
Longacre Square
C
Jefferson Plaza
D
Washington Hill
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