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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 August 2013

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1

What was the nickname of tennis star John McEnroe?

A
Mellow Johnny
B
Scooter
C
Superbrat
D
Pingu
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2

Edward Somerset, Denis Papin, Thomas Newcomen and James Watt are known for work in relation to what?

A
Mechanical harvesters
B
Mine elevators
C
Rotary motion engines
D
Steam power
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3

When did the British soap opera "Coronation Street" first go to air?

A
1980
B
1950
C
1970
D
1960
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4

When was the armistice signed to end fighting in the First World War?

A
7am on the 9th day of the 11th month 1918
B
11am on the 11th day of the 11th month 1918
C
June 28 1919
D
May 8 1945
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5

In May 2010, a vending machine was installed in the foyer of the prestigious Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi to dispense what?

A
Contraceptives
B
Gold
C
Coca Cola
D
M & Ms
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6

Which of these countries has the largest population?

A
Egypt
B
Nigeria
C
Sudan
D
Kenya
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7

What is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases?

A
Dermatology
B
Iridology
C
Horology
D
Epidemiology
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