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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 September 2013

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What is an abacus-like finger counting method used to perform basic mathematical operations, by which it is possible to display all numbers from 0 to 99 with both hands?

A
Ballyhoo
B
Chisanbop
C
Conundrum
D
Neckelodeaon
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2

Which of these is a seaport in Croatia?

A
Rip it
B
Split
C
Get out of here
D
Take to your heels
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3

Elton John co-wrote 5 songs with Tim Rice for which Walt Disney musical?

A
Aladdin
B
Beauty and the Beasr
C
101 Dalmatians
D
The Lion King
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4

Who, legend has it, led Phoenicians to found Carthage?

A
Tristan
B
Leda
C
Dido
D
Siegfried
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5

A 19th century French physicist, chemist, botanist and teacher is particularly well-known for his seminal work in establishing entomology. What was his name?

A
Jacques Curie
B
Jean-Henri Fabre
C
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
D
Louis Pasteur
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6

What kind of event is the Welsh word Eisteddfod applied to?

A
An arts festival
B
A game of Gaelic football
C
A New Year's Eve party
D
An auction of motor vehicles
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7

On 7 January 2006, Elliot John Crosby became the youngest bowler in Britain to achieve what in a sanctioned ten-pin bowling competition?

A
Roll a perfect single game score of 300
B
Roll 3 perfect games of 300 in a 3-game series
C
Roll 10 consecutive strikes
D
Roll 40 points in a single game
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