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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 July 2013

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1

In 1960 Prince Andrew was the first child to be born to a reigning British monarch since when?

A
1953
B
1857
C
1904
D
1946
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2

The islands called the Moluccas were previously known as what?

A
The Spice Islands
B
The Silk Islands
C
The Opium Islands
D
The Tea Islands
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3

A plasma display panel contains many tiny cells between two panels of glass which hold a mixture of noble gases. The gas in the cells is electrically turned into a plasma which emits ultraviolet light which then excites what to emit visible light?

A
Crystals
B
Light emitting diodes
C
Pixels
D
Phosphorus
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4

Which of these is known as the accent for someone born within the sound of London's Bow bells, particularly from London's East End?

A
Cockney
B
Doric
C
Brummie
D
Estuary
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5

Which of these events occurred last?

A
Final dissolution of the Beatles partnership
B
First "James Bond" film released
C
Elvis Presley dies
D
First man to travel into space
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6

What painting has the alternative name of "La Gioconda"?

A
The Peasant Wedding
B
The Birth of Venus
C
Madonna and Child
D
Mona Lisa
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7

For the type of bet called a "Trifecta", how many horses are picked?

A
4
B
3
C
5
D
2
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