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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 January 2015

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In June 2009 it was announced that the rats on Rat Island had finally been eradicated, 229 years after a Japanese shipwreck caused an infestation. Where is Rat Island?

A
Alaska
B
Philippines
C
Torres Strait
D
United Kingdom
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2

Who was called "Hanoi Jane" after her activities during the Vietnam War?

A
Jane Fonda
B
Jane Seymour
C
Jayne Torvill
D
Jane Austen
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3

The Salt March, one of the first and most powerful movements led by Mohandas Gandhi in the struggle for independence for India from Britain, started in Dandi on what date?

A
4 May 1930
B
26 January 1930
C
12 March 1930
D
5 April 1930
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4

What is the next number in the sequence 0; 4; 36; 1,444?

A
2,090,916
B
Over 4,371,938 million
C
1,045,458
D
Over 2,185,969 million
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5

What is found in a thesaurus?

A
Synonyms and antonyms of words
B
Etymology of words
C
Famous phrases
D
Treasure maps
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6

What tennis tournament, first played in 1877, is the oldest in the world?

A
U.S. Open
B
French Open
C
Wimbledon
D
Australian Open
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7

What was the subtitle of the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley?

A
The Making of a Legend
B
A Bolt from the Blue
C
The Modern Prometheus
D
The Man and his Creation
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