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A G. K. Quiz

Twelve questions covering several topics, nothing too mind numbing. 12 Questions.

 
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Prior to independence what name were the islands of Kiribati and Tuvalu known by?

  • The Gilbert & Ellice Islands
  • The Line Islands
  • The Marshall Islands
  • The Phoenix Islands

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What flavor is the liqueur Cointreau?

  • Lemon
  • Peppermint
  • Cream
  • Orange

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Which laundry detergent's ad line was "Ring around the collar"?

  • Whisk
  • Ariel
  • Woolite
  • Persil

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Which cuts the continent of Australia into two fairly equal halves?

  • The Tropic of Cancer
  • The International Dateline
  • The Tropic of Capricorn
  • The Prime Meridian

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What is the minimum number of musicians a band must have to be considered a "big band"?

  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

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What is the only planet to rotate clockwise?

  • Saturn
  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Uranus

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What is the only US state to feature the "Union Jack" on it's flag?

  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina

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What year was the BBC music program "Top Of The Pops" last broadcast in?

  • 2001
  • 2003
  • 2006
  • 2008

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What explorer introduced pigs to North America?

  • Christopher Columbus
  • Leif Erikson
  • Ponce de Leon
  • Sir Walter Raleigh

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Viagra when dissolved in water will keep cut flowers erect up to a week longer than usual. True or False?

  • True
  • False
  • ?????
  • ?????

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What snakes are also called "cottonmouths"?

  • Coral Snakes
  • Water Moccasins
  • Copperheads
  • Timber Rattlers

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What is the ballet term for a 360* turn on one foot?

  • An Arabesque
  • A Plie'
  • A Pirouette
  • A Jete'

 

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