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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 January 2014

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1

Which racquet sport game is played by two or four players in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball?

A
Rounders
B
Squash
C
Pelotte
D
Padder Tennis
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2

Titicaca, which contains one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world, is populated by people who live exclusively on the Uros. What is that?

A
A mountain peak at the south end of the lake
B
A peninsula
C
A group of 44 or so artificial islands made of floating reeds
D
A collection of stilt houses
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3

Tom Cruise played which role in the 1996 film "Jerry Maguire"?

A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Spartacus
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Jerry Maguire
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4

In America it is called a pacifier. What is it called in England?

A
Dummy
B
Blanket
C
Milk bottle
D
Lullaby
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5

A drake is the adult male of which bird?

A
Turkey
B
Goose
C
Eagle
D
Duck
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6

What was French artist Henri Rousseau known as?

A
Gardien
B
Le Flick
C
Pompier
D
Le Douanier
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7

Prior to the coming of William the Conqueror in 1066 where was the capital of England situated?

A
Chichester
B
London
C
Dorchester-on-Thames
D
Winchester
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