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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 October 2015

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What is a leat?

A
An alternative English alphabet, used primarily on the Internet
B
An artificial watercourse or in-ground aqueduct
C
One of the wards of the county of Cumberland in north west England
D
A neck brace designed to help reduce neck injuries in helmeted sports
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2

By what nickname was Janis Joplin known?

A
Emerald
B
Beryl
C
Pearl
D
Sapphire
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3

In England, Dick Turpin (1706-39), Claude Duval (1643-70) and John Nevison (1639-84) were well known as what?

A
Highwaymen
B
Ambassadors to the court of St James
C
Architects
D
Actors
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4

Big Ben is in which London building?

A
The Monument
B
Nelson's Column
C
Houses of Parliament
D
Cleopatra's Needle
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5

Which of these was a book by Dale Carnegie, first published in 1936?

A
Conversations With the Blues
B
The Medium is the Message
C
How to Win Friends and Influence People
D
The Catcher in the Rye
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6

For women’s basketball, the official basketball size is 28.5 inches in circumference (size 6) and what weight in ounces?

A
18
B
22
C
20
D
24
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7

What does the Gödel solution, proposed to Einstein's equations, imply as a technical possibility?

A
Travel faster than the speed of light
B
Time travel
C
Travel through worm holes
D
Hyperspace
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