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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 July 2014

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1

David Ben-Gurion became Prime Minister of the provisional government of which newly created country on 15 May 1948?

A
Burma
B
Pakistan
C
India
D
Israel
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2

What game, whose players use a squidger, aim to squop their opponents, occasionally to boondock them, and in a variant play a jeu de puces, was held in a Royal Match in 2008 to commemorate a 50th anniversary?

A
Spookies
B
Tiddliwinks
C
Super Mario
D
Squidge Rush
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3

Whose autobiography, published in 1999, was entitled "Managing My Life"?

A
Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin business empire
B
Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple Inc.
C
Lee A. Iacocca, ex-President, Ford Motor Company
D
Alex Fergusson, British soccer manager since 1974
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4

The ostrich, emu, rhea, kiwi and the extinct "elephant bird" of Madagascar and moa are all types of what diverse group of large, flightless birds?

A
Ratite
B
Casuariidae
C
Tinamous
D
Galloanserae
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5

What is a Pyrrhic victory?

A
One where losses among the "victors" are so great as to make it barely worthwhile if at all
B
Overwhelmingly complete
C
A victory won by political agreements instead of battle
D
A victory won by setting the opposing forces on fire
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6

What does the River Tyne empty into?

A
Mediterranean Sea
B
Caspian Sea
C
North Sea
D
Bering Strait
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7

The singer Kimbra who featured on the Record of the Year for 2012 was born and grew up where?

A
UK
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
USA
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