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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 April 2016

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1

What is the regulation space in a croquet hoop?

A
1/32" (0.8mm) wider than the largest ball used in a game
B
1/32" (0.8mm) on each side of the largest ball used in a game
C
2mm wider than the average size of used in a game
D
3mm wider than the average size of used in a game
Select from the options above.
2

A pyroclastic flow from a volcano is called that, strictly speaking, because it what ...?

A
Burns everything in its path
B
Is extremely fast
C
Comes from a fiery place
D
Contains rock pieces and gas broken by fire
Select from the options above.
3

Who wrote, between 2003 and 2008, "Little Red", "Little Red’s Christmas Story", "Little Red’s Summer Adventure" and "Tea for Ruby"?

A
Enid Blyton
B
Sarah Ferguson
C
Beatrix Potter
D
J K Rowling
Select from the options above.
4

In 2003, Rebecca Wade became the first female editor of which British newspaper?

A
Daily Mail
B
Daily Telegraph
C
Sun
D
Guardian
Select from the options above.
5

Which city was hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake about 5 kilometers below its centre at 12:29 a.m. 23 December 1972, killing around 5,000 of the 400,000 population, injuring 20,000 and leaving over 250,000 homeless?

A
Guatemala City, Guatemala.
B
Managua, Nicaragua
C
Haiyuan, Ningxia-Gansu, China
D
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Select from the options above.
6

Wholesale trade and diamond cutting is limited to few locations. Which of these is not one of them?

A
Cape Town, South Africa
B
Surat, India
C
Tel Aviv, Israel
D
Antwerp, Netherlands
Select from the options above.
7

What is the name for the masses of lymphoid tissue between the nose and throat that are sometimes removed by an operation in cases where enlargement is having a detrimental effect on health?

A
Adenoids
B
Warts
C
Appendix
D
Tumours
Select from the options above.
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