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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 September 2013

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1

The last beheading after death carried out in Britain, part of the remains of the penalty of "hanging, drawing and quartering", followed conviction for treason of whom?

A
William Joyce, Lord Haw-Haw, 1946
B
Cato Street conspirators, 1820
C
Anne Boleyn, 1536
D
Sir Roger Casement, 1916
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2

What is the chemical symbol for phosphorus?

A
Ph
B
P
C
K
D
Pb
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3

In which state of the USA is the private research university known as M. I. T.?

A
Michigan
B
Massachusetts
C
Indiana
D
Tennessee
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4

How many volunteer hours were estimated to have supported the 2012 Summer Olympics?

A
7 million
B
12 million
C
8 million
D
1.7 million
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5

How many common nouns are there in the words "Twinkle, twinkle, little star. How I wonder what you are."?

A
4
B
2
C
3
D
1
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6

What character has been played by Howard Marion Crawford, Jude Law, Nigel Bruce and, in 2012, Martin Freeman

A
Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas
B
Tim Canterbury
C
Dr Watson
D
Michael
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7

Which orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, song writer, and session musician composed the film scores for "Brazil", "Highlander", "X-Men", "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves", "Licence to Kill", the "Lethal Weapon" series, the first three "Die Hard"s and "Mr. Holland's Opus"?

A
Michael Kamen
B
Michael Goway
C
Michael Stayput
D
Michael Jumpup
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