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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 February 2014

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1

Which of these is a language of north-western South Africa?

A
Kanawa
B
Bwana
C
Lackawanna
D
Tswana
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2

Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou Henry Hoover often had public conversations in which language so that people could not eavesdrop on them?

A
Spanish
B
Mandarin Chinese
C
German
D
French
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3

The long-running murder mystery play, "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie, was developed from an earlier radio play by the same author called what?

A
Of Mice and Murder
B
The Mousetrap
C
The Murder of Gonzago
D
Three Blind Mice
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4

She was known during her training and work as Nora Baker, and was posthumously awarded a British George Cross, appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire and awarded a French Croix de Guerre with Gold Star. What was her real name?

A
Yolande Beekman
B
Madeleine Damerment
C
Noor Inayat Khan
D
Eliane Plewman
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5

Lance Armstrong, famous as a cyclist has also been closely involved in other areas. Which of these is not one?

A
Whitewater slalom canoeing
B
Marathon running
C
Supporting people affected by cancer and raising cancer awareness
D
Triathlon
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6

Koalas are native to which country?

A
India
B
Australia
C
Spain
D
Brazil
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7

Who works in "The Oval Office"?

A
UN Secretary-General
B
British Prime Minister
C
US President
D
The Queen of England
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