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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 January 2015

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The Human Genome Project, which operated from 1990-2003, aimed to examine and make publicly available the sequences of almost all the genetic content of the chromosomes of the human organism, to improve identifying technologies, and address what related aspect?

A
Public relations
B
Applications in medicine
C
To make a map of the genome which could be carried in space travel
D
Ethical, legal, and social implications from defining the entire human genomic sequence
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2

Which of these US states does not border Oklahoma?

A
Arkansas
B
Nevada
C
Kansas
D
Texas
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3

Who had a hit in 1967 with "Silence is Golden"?

A
Crash Test Dummies
B
Manfred Mann
C
Nirvana
D
The Tremoloes
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4

What was the name of the first turbo prop airliner, built in 1950?

A
Vickers Viscount
B
Handley Page Hannibal
C
Electra
D
Concorde
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5

What was the collective name for the writers John Clennon, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Charles Bukowski & William Burroughs?

A
The Now Generation
B
The Drug Generation
C
The Beat Generation
D
Generation X
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6

Which of these is not a dance?

A
Salto
B
Sarabande
C
Tarantella
D
Flamenco
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7

The game of "racquets" developed into which sport?

A
Baseball
B
Bowling
C
Squash
D
Rounders
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