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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 September 2016

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1

Which of these was a very successful German fighter pilot in World War I who was shot down and killed on the Somme in 1918?

A
Baron Manfred von Richthofen
B
Graf Zeppelin
C
Joseph Goebbels
D
Baron von Munchausen
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2

A deficiency of iodine in the human body is likely to cause what?

A
Fibromyalgia
B
Swollen lymph nodes
C
Goitre
D
Ankylosing Spondylitis
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3

Which ship transported the English Separatists, better known as the Pilgrims, from Southampton, England, to Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620?

A
Bluebell
B
Sunflower
C
Mayflower
D
Daisy
Select from the options above.
4

How did the alcoholic beverage "punch" get its name?

A
It is intended to knock the drinker out
B
The Hindu word for "5".
C
It is an important prop in a "Punch and Judy" show
D
It is part of the Commedia dell' Arte tradition
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5

Which British journal of political and social satire was first published in June 1841?

A
Horse and Hounds
B
Private Eye
C
Tatler
D
Punch
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6

What is the shortest-serving capital in the current states of the USA?

A
Juneau
B
Providence
C
Oklahoma City
D
Sacramento
Select from the options above.
7

In the USA, tournament play for Monopoly calls for a 90-minute time limit. What time limit is used for international play?

A
No limit
B
3 hours
C
2 hours
D
90 minutes
Select from the options above.
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