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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 February 2014

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1

When the US swimmer Michael Phelps became the youngest person at the time to break a world record, what was the occasion?

A
200 m butterfly in the World Championship Trials for the 2001 World Aquatics Championships
B
200 m individual medley at the 2003 World Aquatics Championships
C
4 x 100 m medley relay in the 2002 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
D
400 m individual medley at the 2003 World Aquatics Championships
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2

According to Tennyson in "The Passing of Arthur", which knight stayed with the dying King Arthur to the end and threw the sword Excalibur into the lake?

A
Bedivere
B
Lancelot
C
Kay
D
Gawain
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3

Which car maker has marketed models called Jazz, Accord, Civic and Legend?

A
Volkswagen
B
Honda
C
Hyundai
D
Toyota
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4

What TV drama series is set in Bon Temps, Louisiana?

A
The Dukes of Hazzard
B
True Blood
C
The Rockford Files
D
McCloud
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5

Talk-show host Jack Paar once welcomed which actress to The Tonight Show by saying, "Here they are, ... ", that became the title of her biography by Raymond Strait

A
Jayne Mansfield
B
Marilyn Munro
C
Gina Lollobrigida
D
Jacqueline Onassis
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6

The Sinai Peninsula is part of which country?

A
Afghanistan
B
None - it is a self-governing republic
C
France
D
Egypt
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7

What bird has the widest wingspan?

A
Condor
B
Eagle
C
Albatross
D
Vulture
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