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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2016

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1

What statistical term is used in government, marketing or opinion research to denote the characteristics of a population?

A
Demographic
B
Democratic
C
Demonisation
D
Denomination
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2

The men travelling as whose crew were the first known humans to reach and cross the Antarctic Circle in 1773?

A
Cabot
B
Magellan
C
Captain James Cook
D
Columbus
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3

Who was President of the International Olympic Committee when the 2000 Games were held in Sydney, Australia?

A
Baron de Coubertin
B
Juan Antonio Samaranch
C
Spiridon Louis
D
Carl Schuhmann
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4

Who were the stars of the 1945 film "Brief Encounter"?

A
Cary Grant & Jean Simmons
B
Trevor Howard & Celia Johnson
C
Laurence Olivier & Deborah Kerr
D
Peter Sellers & Katharine Hepburn
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5

The Kalandula Falls, one of the largest waterfalls by volume in Africa, are in which country?

A
The Congo
B
Angola
C
Zaire
D
Mozambique
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6

In which US/Canada TV series do the Goa'uld feature?

A
Battlestar Galactica
B
Star Wars: the Clone Wars
C
Stargate SG-1, and spin-offs
D
Space Battleship Yamato
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7

If you asked a question such as "What is that?" and were told "A wigwam for a goose's bridle", what should be your response?

A
That doesn't make any sense
B
Why would a goose need a wigwam?
C
Can you ride a goose?
D
Not to ask any more questions
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