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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 June 2016

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1

According to Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky", what were "all mimsy"?

A
Outgrabes
B
Stargroves
C
Bodmins
D
Borogoves
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2

To what area is the wigwam native?

A
Australia
B
Borneo
C
North America
D
North Africa
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3

Which film, using characters called Jason, Plato and Judy, dealt with the problems of urban, high school age children of well to do middle class parents?

A
The Heavenly Kid
B
The Blackboard Jungle
C
Rebel Without A Cause
D
Sunset Boulevard
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4

What was the name of the enterprise, directed by J Robert Oppenheimer, to develop the first US nuclear weapon?

A
The Blues Project
B
The Manhattan Project
C
The Brooklyn Experiment
D
The A Team
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5

Georges Pompidou, Prime Minister of France 1962-68) succeeded whom as President in 1969?

A
Charles de Gaulle
B
Nicholas Sarkozy
C
Alain Poher
D
Fran├žois Mitterrand
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6

What is the honour system founded by Napoleon in 1802 that has five classes including Grand Cross and Officer?

A
Sacre Blues
B
Compagnie de Chevaliers
C
Champs Elysees
D
Legion of Honour
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7

What shape is a battledore?

A
Lancelike
B
Deep-draught ocean-going ship
C
Small wide paddle
D
Daisy
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