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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 June 2015

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What is the common name for a mixture of calcium silicates and aluminium, prepared by prolonged heating of limestone with clay, which slowly hardens when mixed with water?

A
Cornish pasty
B
Milo
C
Cement
D
Wrought iron
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2

On 1 July 2001, who was the IBF Heavyweight Champion, WBC Heavyweight Champion, IBO Heavyweight Champion, USBA Heavyweight Champion, & IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion?

A
Fred Apostoli
B
Hasim Rahman
C
Michael Carbajal
D
Pipino Cuevas
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3

Which mountain chain runs down the centre of South America?

A
Andes
B
Butties
C
Notties
D
Pandas
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4

Which of the core cast of the TV series "Friends" also appeared in the 2000 film "The Whole Nine Yards" with Bruce Willis?

A
Matt LeBlanc
B
David Schwimmer
C
Matthew Perry
D
Lisa Kudrow
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5

The father of Charlemagne, who was later to become a major force in Europe and Holy Roman Emperor, seized the Frankish throne from what dynasty in 751 CE?

A
Carolingian
B
Merovingian
C
Desiderius
D
Umayyad
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6

Which building on the Île de la Cité in Paris took 300 years to build from 1163, and was one of the first to have flying buttresses?

A
Bastille
B
Notre Dame
C
Palace of Versailles
D
La Sorbonne
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7

The US television serials "The Good Wife", "Canterbury's Law" and "ER" all have or have had which actor as one of the leads?

A
Archie Panjabi
B
Aidan Quinn
C
Julianna Margulies
D
Makenzie Vega
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