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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 August 2013

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Leif Ericson, a Norse explorer regarded as the first European to land in North America before Christopher Columbus, established a settlement at Vinland, which has been tentatively identified as being where?

A
New York
B
Newfoundland
C
Rhode Island
D
Mexico
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2

Which of these European countries has won football's World Cup the most times?

A
(West) Germany
B
England
C
Italy
D
France
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3

What song is on the soundtrack of the 2009 film "Inglourious Basterds" at the start of the section called "Final Chapter: Revenge of the Giant Face"?

A
"Slaughter" by Billy Preston
B
"The Green Leaves of Summer" by Nick Perito
C
"Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" by David Bowie
D
"Claire's First Appearance" by Jacques Loussier
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4

Muslin and chenille are two what?

A
Santa's reindeer
B
Computer viruses
C
Fabrics
D
Religions
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5

Baffin Island is what direction from New York?

A
Due north
B
West
C
East
D
South-west
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6

What is the chief ore from which aluminium is obtained?

A
Bauxite
B
Iron
C
Cheese
D
Brass
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7

Who is the New Zealander who directed "Shrek", "Shrek 2", "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" and "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian"?

A
Peter Jackson
B
Andrew Adamson
C
Paul Murphy
D
Roger Donaldson
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