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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2013

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1

Where is the Australian parliament based?

A
Canberra
B
Perth
C
Melbourne
D
Sydney
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2

In Michaelangelo's painting on the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Adam's finger points to whom?

A
Moses
B
God
C
Eve
D
David
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3

What English model, with her short-haired androgynous look, born Lesley Hornby, was discovered in 1966 by Nigel Davies when she was 16 and weighed 6½ stone (41 kg, 91 lbs), and became "The Face of '66" with her high fashion mod look created by Mary Quant?

A
Jean Shrimpton
B
Twiggy
C
Sandie Shaw
D
Dusty Springfield
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4

Who died in 1658, was buried at Westminster Abbey, and was disinterred and hanged in 1660?

A
Samuel Pepys
B
Charles I
C
Oliver Cromwell
D
Admiral Lord Nelson
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5

Which of these is the name for an intermediate coal with poor heat generating capability?

A
Alright
B
Lignite
C
Stalagmite
D
Acolyte
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6

Which of these teams has an even number of players on each side?

A
Baseball
B
Rugby Union
C
Volleyball
D
Netball
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7

What colour is turmeric, a key ingredient for many Indian, Persian, Thai and Malay dishes, often used in curry?

A
Yellow
B
Red
C
Green
D
Brown
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