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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 December 2014

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1

What game, created in 1904 by a quaker, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Phillips, when revised by Charles Darrow and others became one of the world's most played commercial board games?

A
Cluedo
B
Trivial Pursuit
C
Scrabble
D
Monopoly
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2

The Rock of Gibraltar and Mt Abyla on the African coast were known as what?

A
Gemini
B
Castor and Pollux
C
The Gate of Hades
D
The Pillars of Hercules
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3

Who invented a system of cartography whereby lines of latitude and longitude are drawn at right angles?

A
Gerardus Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Galileo
D
Arthur Robinson
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4

A terrorist attack was launched on New York that resulted in the destruction of the Twin Towers on which day in 2001?

A
11 November
B
9 November
C
11 September
D
9 September
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5

Which band had a hit record in 1980 with "London Calling"?

A
The Bash
B
The Clash
C
The Smash
D
The Crash
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6

What does the SI unit "Pascal" measure?

A
Heat
B
Force
C
Mass
D
Pressure
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7

The peacock is an important part of which faith?

A
Yazidism
B
Christianity
C
Shinto
D
Buddhism
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