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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 October 2016

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1

Which of these facts about The Beatles' album cover Help! (1965) is not true?

A
All of the pictures are reversed, and the images on the original US album are out of order
B
It was originally going to show them signaling "HELP" but the letters did not look good graphically
C
The first cover shot for the album was four dogs, with the Beatles' heads graphically attached
D
The message is supposed to be "LPUS" ("help us")
Select from the options above.
2

The first railway line across the U S A, from the East Coast to San Francisco via Chicago, Omaha and Salt Lake City, was completed in what year?

A
1840
B
1869
C
1880
D
1900
Select from the options above.
3

The Mammoth Cave, near Louisville, Kentucky is famous for what?

A
Fossilised animals
B
Stalagmites and stalactites
C
Cave paintings
D
Glow worms
Select from the options above.
4

FITA was founded in 1931 in Lwow in Poland to promote and regulate what sport worldwide?

A
Archery
B
Aviation
C
Trainspotting
D
Racing touring automobiles
Select from the options above.
5

Which screen actor, well-known for roles in fiction work, switched genres in 2016 to appear in a world-wide famous television series celebrating cars and driving?

A
Matthew McConaughey
B
Matthew Perry
C
Matt LeBlanc
D
Matthew Macfadyen
Select from the options above.
6

What device found on ships from the 18th century, consists of a telescope, a graduated arc and two mirrors, one of which is attached to a moveable arm?

A
Compass
B
Sextant
C
Quadrant
D
Theodolite
Select from the options above.
7

On the US television show "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", what appears on Buffy’s tombstone the second time she dies?

A
Vampires suck.
B
Here lies the true slayer.
C
Devoted daughter, sister, and friend.
D
She saved the world. A lot.
Select from the options above.
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