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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 September 2016

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1

Who was nominated for an Academy Award for his animated film “Shrek”?

A
Andy Anderson
B
Adam Anderson
C
Adam Andrews
D
Andrew Adamson
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2

In which city were the first meetings held of the General Assembly and the Security Council of the United Nations in January 1946?

A
San Francisco
B
London
C
New York
D
Geneva
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3

Where is Baffin Island?

A
In the Gulf of St Lawrence
B
In Hudson Bay
C
Between the Canadian mainland and Greenland
D
Off the coast of Alaska
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4

Which of these would be least useful to thicken liquid in cooking?

A
Rice flour
B
Roux
C
Okra
D
Choko
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5

During centuries of popularity of the game of football in British countries there were no nationally agreed rules; the first nationally agreed code was in 1863, which was influenced by the Sheffield Rules (1857) and which other?

A
The Football Association Rules
B
Cambridge Rules
C
Queens Park, Glasgow, Rules
D
Eton Field Game Rules
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6

Which of these is the name of the thread or string used to tie blood vessels at an operation?

A
Ligature
B
Damper
C
Cereal
D
Carcinoma
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7

In the science fiction novel "The Day of the Triffids", what were "triffids"?

A
Robots
B
Plants
C
3 cornered hats
D
Rats
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