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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 November 2013

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Where is the "Scenic Railway", built in 1911, the oldest continually-operating roller coaster in the world, and one of only two in existence that require a brakeman to stand in the middle of the train?

A
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
B
Disneyland, California, USA
C
Bournemouth, England
D
Luna Park, Melbourne, Australia
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2

How long does it take to travel 10 km at 60 kilometres per hour?

A
5 minutes
B
60 minutes
C
20 minutes
D
10 minutes
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3

In any version of the TV series "Law & Order", the opening credits start with the actors playing what parts?

A
Lawyers
B
Police
C
Firemen
D
Ambulance officers
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4

Where was the battle during the Anglo-Zulu War in which 11 Victoria Crosses were awarded in one day?

A
Kambula
B
Rorke's Drift
C
Isandlwana
D
Ulundi
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5

Which British scientist is best known for his study of gravitation, his work on the spectrum, his statement on the laws of motion, the construction of telescopes, and his work on geometry and differential calculus?

A
Robert Boyle
B
Isaac Newton
C
David Livingstone
D
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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6

What everyday items are graded on "B" and "H" scales?

A
Screws
B
Pencils
C
Light bulbs
D
Envelopes
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7

Which sport that started in physical education classes for young children, where the main objective is to eliminate all members of the opposing team by hitting them with thrown balls, catching a ball thrown by one of them, or forcing them outside the court boundaries, has had an International Federation since 1994?

A
Gateball
B
Airsoft
C
Dodgeball
D
Kabaddi
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