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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 July 2016

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1

What word best describes a triangle where one angle is equal to 90 degrees?

A
Obtuse
B
Isosceles
C
Scalene
D
Right angled
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2

What is the highest mountain on Antarctica?

A
Mt Kirkpatrick
B
Mt Erebus
C
Vinson Massif
D
Mt Jackson
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3

In 1950 a competition was held to build St Michael's Cathedral, Coventry, UK, after it was destroyed in WWII, and was won by which architect?

A
Antony Gormley
B
Jørn Utzon
C
Basil Spence
D
Norman Foster
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4

Once the most famous clipper and the fastest, and profitable because of that speed, the UK's Cutty Sark, for a decade from 1885, forged the beginning of a major trade for Australia in what commodity?

A
Wool
B
Tea
C
Aluminium
D
Botanical specimens
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5

Who, according to legend, discovered the principles of buoyancy while having a bath?

A
Plimsoll
B
Plato
C
Archimedes
D
Galileo
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6

Yvette Williams, Mary Rand, Willye White and Kathy McMillan are all medal winners in which Olympic sport?

A
Archery
B
Shot put
C
Cross country
D
Long jump
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7

In standard tuning for a 6 string guitar, two strings are tuned to the same note, two octaves apart. What is the note?

A
G
B
E
C
C
D
Eb
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