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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 July 2016

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1

For what does Greek legend generally agree that Prometheus received eternal punishment?

A
Going AWOL
B
Getting blind drunk
C
Stealing fire from the gods and giving it to mankind
D
Tripping Zeus with a skipping rope
Select from the options above.
2

How is a Venetian gondola propelled?

A
The operator stands and uses a pole
B
The operator sits and uses an oar
C
The operator stands and uses an oar
D
The operator sits and uses an outboard motor
Select from the options above.
3

Which New Zealand driver, in the Chip Ganassi Racing team since 2003, has been the Indycar Series Champion 4 times - 2003, 2008, 2013 and 2015?

A
Ryan Hunter-Reay
B
Scott Dixon
C
Bruce McLaren
D
Dario Franchitti
Select from the options above.
4

What is the next in the series: Waterloo, Blackfriars, Blackfriars Railway, Millennium … ?

A
Southwark
B
Cannon Street Railway
C
London
D
Tower
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5

Who first crossed the Atlantic non-stop by air on 14 June 1919 in a Vickers Vimy from St. John's, Newfoundland to Clifden, Ireland?

A
Charles Kingsford-Smith
B
Charles Lindberg and Charles Ulm
C
Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Brown
D
Amy Johnson
Select from the options above.
6

Bob Judd wrote novels based in what environment?

A
Spies working in enemy territory
B
Horse racing
C
Gambling casinos
D
Formula One and Indycar racing
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7

What component of tonic water is used to prevent or alleviate the effects of malaria?

A
Riboflavin
B
Lanolin
C
Quinine
D
Niacin
Select from the options above.
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