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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 February 2014

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What name was given to both of the Acts that united the parliaments of England and Scotand in 1707, and those of Britain and Ireland in 1800?

A
Sovereignty Act
B
Parliament Act
C
United Kingdom Act
D
Act of Union
Select from the options above.
2

At the medal ceremonies for events at the Olympics, national anthems are played for those who have which placing(s)?

A
First place
B
First and second places
C
First, second and third places
D
First, second, third and fourth places
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3

Haughton impact crater, at latitude 75 degrees north one of the most northerly impact craters known, is located where?

A
Novaya Zemlya, Russia
B
Hammerfest, Finland
C
Devon Island, Canada
D
Wrangel Island, Russia
Select from the options above.
4

Thomas Lanier Williams III, American playwright, became better known under what name?

A
Roy Williams
B
Tennessee Williams
C
Roger Williams
D
Mark Williams
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5

What is a Chinese-inspired meat dumpling-style snack food that normally consists of a large ball of pork or other meat, cabbage and flavourings, encased in a wrapper similar to that of a more traditional dumpling?

A
Slim Jim
B
Jim Dim
C
Dim sim
D
Grim Gin
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6

What was broadcast in 2012 on Fox News Channel's Studio B which caused it to issue an on-air apology almost immediately afterwards?

A
A "wardrobe malfunction"
B
Live broadcast of the suicide of the object of a police pursuit in Arizona
C
Swearing in the studio caught on a microphone inadvertently left live
D
A 3-second section of a snuff movie being used in a court case
Select from the options above.
7

What is the painful and incurable, so far, condition characterised by uterine cells growing outside the uterus?

A
Endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia
B
Endometrial hyperplasia
C
Polycystic ovary syndrome
D
Endometriosis
Select from the options above.
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