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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 August 2013

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Where would one find a famous example of a campanile that is not properly vertical?

A
Westminster, London
B
St Marks Square, Venice
C
Pisa
D
St Peters, Rome
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2

What is unusual about tennis professional Mianne Bagger?

A
She used to be male
B
She has a glass eye
C
She has one leg
D
She has no toes
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3

Prior to its annexation by the USA in 1898, HawaiĆ­ had been a republic for about four years. What was it immediately before that?

A
Under Japanese rule
B
Loose affiliation of tribes
C
Independent but friendly islands
D
Monarchy
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4

What is a group of rooks called?

A
Pride
B
Parliament
C
Population
D
Committee meeting
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5

What is the title of George W Bush's political memoir, published in 2010?

A
Dreams From My Father
B
My Life
C
The Audacity of Hope
D
Decision Points
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6

What colour are salmon eggs?

A
Black
B
Blue
C
White
D
Orange
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7

The films "The Hunt for Red October", "Patriot Games", "Clear and Present Danger" and "The Sum of All Fears" feature which character created by Tom Clancy?

A
Jane Marple
B
James Bond
C
Jack Ryan
D
Inspector Maigret
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