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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 April 2014

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1

Who lives with the rest of the Darling family and Nana the dog?

A
Wendy in "Peter Pan"
B
Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz"
C
Harry Potter, whenever he was living at home
D
Julian in "The Famous Five" stories
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2

Tijuana and San Diego are on either side of what?

A
Pacific Ocean
B
USA / Mexico border
C
Panama Canal
D
Rocky Mountains
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3

Which of these is a tart made with a pastry base, usually jam, sweet gelatine-set cream or mock cream paste filling, and icing on top in two colours, half one colour and half the other?

A
Bakewell tart
B
Butter tart
C
Neenish tart
D
Gypsy tart
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4

The 520 men and 197 women who arrived in 11 ships at Botany Bay, Australia, on 26 January 1788, were mostly what?

A
Hairdressers
B
Convicts
C
Town planners
D
Botanists
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5

Who, according to Greek legend, was forced to stand up to his neck in water which receded when he tried to drink, under fruits which were blown aside by the wind when he tried to eat?

A
Pandora
B
Prometheus
C
Tantalus
D
Oedipus
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6

Where is the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale based?

A
Paris, France
B
Geneva, Switzerland
C
Brussels, Belgium
D
New York, USA
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7

What star is closest to the Earth?

A
Venus
B
The sun
C
Alpha Centauri
D
Betelgeuse
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