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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 December 2013

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1

Which Scotsman took out a patent in 1876 that was the nucleus of the telephone?

A
Alexander Fleming
B
Thomas Edison
C
George Stephenson
D
Alexander Bell
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2

What nationality is Marat Safin, who won his first Grand Slam tennis tournament at the US Open in 2000?

A
Chinese
B
Indian
C
Russian
D
French
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3

What is the title of Geri Halliwell's 1999 autobiography?

A
And Then There Was One
B
If Only
C
Pretentious? Moi?
D
So What!
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4

What date is famous for four co-ordinated terrorist attacks in the USA on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the United States Capitol?

A
September 11 2005
B
September 11 2001
C
September 11 2009
D
September 11 2012
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5

Which semi-aquatic carnivorous mammal of the weasel family has only two living species: the American and the European?

A
Otter
B
Mink
C
Stoat
D
Ermine
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6

If you are looking at a "sillion", what are you seeing?

A
Shining coins
B
A bird, called a windhover
C
Soil turned over by a plough
D
An extra pad behind a saddle to permit a second pillion rider
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7

Four countries have observer status to the Arab League, which entitles them to express their opinion and give advice but denies them voting rights. They are Eritrea, Brazil, Venezuela and which other?

A
Iran
B
Israel
C
India
D
USA
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