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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2014

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1

As well as Woodstock, New York, made famous by the 1969 music festival held nearby there are Woodstocks in several other places in North America; which of these is not one?

A
Vermont
B
Ontario
C
New Brunswick
D
Pennsylvania
Select from the options above.
2

In the first two decades of the 20th century a number of European and USA expeditions were made, eventually successfully, to where?

A
The North Pole
B
Tibet
C
Mt McKinley in Alaska
D
The source of the Amazon River
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these is one of the definitions for the Japanese word "obi"?

A
A sash for traditional dress
B
A requiem for someone who died recently
C
A shrine or sacred site
D
An emperor's personal bodyguard
Select from the options above.
4

Solitaire is typically for how many players?

A
As many as can be fitted around the board
B
One
C
One, plus two to hold the hoop
D
Four
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these is a Russian billionaire living in the UK, who, in March 2009, had a net worth of US$8.5 billion, and is the owner of Chelsea Football Club?

A
Leonid Brezhnev
B
Vladimir Putin
C
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
D
Roman Abramovich
Select from the options above.
6

What is another name for a blood clot?

A
Abrasion
B
Carcinoma
C
Bursitis
D
Thrombosis
Select from the options above.
7

The lyric about marriage "It's an institute you can't disparage" is from which song?

A
"Joy to the World" by Hoyt Axton
B
"Je t'aime moi non plus" by Serge Gainsbourg
C
"You're my World" by Umberto Bindi, Gino Paoli & Carl Sigman
D
"Love and Marriage" by Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen
Select from the options above.
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