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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 March 2017

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1

What is the name for the distance between the main deck and the load waterline of a ship?

A
Plimsoll
B
Freeboard
C
Sinking distance
D
Gunnel
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2

A cubit, an ancient unit of measurement, was derived from what?

A
As far as the human eye can see
B
1,000th of the distance from the Sphinx to the mouth of the Nile
C
Three long paces
D
The distance of the forearm from index fingertip to elbow
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3

In 1917 Arthur Chalk started what, the first of its kind, concerning Florida, USA and the Bahamas, UK (at the time)?

A
International scheduled commercial flights
B
A ban on whaling
C
A telephone line
D
An international common currency
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4

Who was the daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, who wrote "Frankenstein", verse plays, romances and travel books?

A
Mary Shelley
B
George Eliot
C
Emily Bronte
D
Ann Radcliffe
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5

Where are the lowlands known as the Pampas?

A
South America
B
Russia
C
South Africa
D
Canada
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6

What musical is based on the music of Rod Stewart?

A
Downtown Train
B
Tonight's the Night
C
Do You Think I'm Sexy
D
Maggie Mae
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7

What size is a doubles Padel (or Paddle) court?

A
12 m x 34 m
B
6 m x 20 m
C
10 m x 20 m
D
11 m x 23.77 m
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