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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 December 2014

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1

Who won his 6th gold medal (a record for canoeists) at the Olympic Games in 1960?

A
Gert Fredriksson
B
Johnny Weissmuller
C
Jean Claude van Damme
D
Arnold Schwarzenegger
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2

During the reign of the Tudors in England, what instrument was used to behead those executed by order of the monarch for treason?

A
Axe
B
Guillotine
C
Cheese grater
D
Chainsaw
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3

Lake Erie is connected to Lake Ontario by which canal?

A
Trent-Severn Waterway
B
Caledonian Canal
C
Welland Canal
D
Kiel Canal
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4

In what field would the terms Nikkei, Dow, and DAX be used?

A
Sculpture
B
Agricultural
C
Financial
D
Cuisine
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5

Whose play about the Salem witch trials in the 17th century drew parallels to McCarthyism in the 1950s?

A
Edward Albee
B
Tennessee Williams
C
Arthur Miller
D
Sam Shepard
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6

What are the missing words in this phrase from the UK TV series starting in 1952 "Bill and Ben, the .... Men"?

A
Oddle Poddle
B
Flower Pot
C
Busy Builder
D
Bull and Bear
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7

What sort of animal is a salamander?

A
Amphibian
B
Fish
C
Bird
D
Mammal
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