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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 July 2013

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1

Which ex Formula One driver competed in the World Rally Championship in 2010?

A
Michael Schumacher
B
Kimi Räikkönen
C
Walter Rohl
D
Damon Hill
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2

After the murder of his children's nanny, Sandra Rivett, Richard John Bingham disappeared on 8 November 1974, was presumed deceased on 11 December 1992 and declared legally dead in October 1999. By what name is he better known?

A
Lord Lucan
B
Duke Ellington
C
Prince
D
Michael Jackson
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3

Whose work "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living", a 14-foot (4.3 m) tiger shark immersed in formaldehyde in a vitrine, became the iconic work of British art in the 1990s?

A
Tracey Emin
B
Steve McQueen
C
Jake and Dinos Chapman
D
Damien Hirst
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4

Which of these distances is the longest?

A
London to Edinburgh, UK
B
Cairo to Khartoum, Africa
C
Chicago to New York, USA
D
Perth to Sydney, Australia.
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5

What is the meaning of the German word "ausgang"?

A
Exit
B
Abbot
C
Bar
D
Ferry
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6

In what country, between the 1950s and 1980, would one have found "Rusticated Youth"?

A
China
B
England
C
Burma
D
Australia
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7

In the 18th century John Harrison solved the problem of determining longitude at sea using what instrument?

A
Clock
B
Telescope
C
Sextant
D
Gyroscope
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