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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 May 2015

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A dress worn at President John F Kennedy's birthday party at Madison Square Garden on 19 May 1962 was sold at auction in 1999 for $1.26 million. Who wore it at the party?

A
Teddy Kennedy
B
Jacqueline Kennedy
C
Marilyn Munroe
D
Eleanor Roosevelt
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2

What is 17 year old New Zealander Lydia Ko's ranking in women's world golf at the start of 2015?

A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
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3

What 2002 film starred Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley and Jonathan Rhys Myers?

A
Braveheart
B
Slumdog Millionaire
C
Charlie's Angels
D
Bend It Like Beckham
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these founders of major world religions was born earliest?

A
Guru Nanak
B
Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ)
C
Muhammad
D
Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)
Select from the options above.
5

What was the first general-purpose electronic computer capable of being reprogrammed to solve a full range of computing problems which, though designed to calculate artillery firing tables for the US Army's Ballistic Research Laboratory, was first used in calculations for the hydrogen bomb?

A
DORA
B
The Flowers Colossus
C
ENIAC
D
Z3
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6

The major geologic exposures in the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA, range in age from the 2 billion year old Vishnu Schist layers at the bottom of the Inner Gorge to the 230 million year old layer on the Rim which is called what?

A
Coconino Sandstone
B
Toroweap Formation
C
Kaibab Limestone
D
Hermit Formation
Select from the options above.
7

What is Spartacus famous for doing?

A
Drinking the senate under the table
B
Building the coliseum
C
Winning a chariot race
D
Leading a slave rebellion
Select from the options above.
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