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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 May 2017

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1

When was the Siege of Masada?

A
117 CE
B
135 CE
C
73 CE
D
48 CE
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2

What is an example of a supersaturated solution?

A
Carbonated drinks
B
Syrup
C
Mulled wine
D
Saline
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3

Where is the Tropic of Cancer?

A
66° 33′ 39″ south of the equator
B
23° 26′ 22″ south of the equator
C
66° 33′ 39″ north of the equator
D
23° 26′ 22″ north of the equator
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4

If someone is urged to give something some welly, what are they being invited to do?

A
Be extravagantly creative
B
Put on extra heavy duty wet weather boots
C
Look cheerful
D
Put power or extra effort into what they are doing
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5

Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" is set in which country?

A
France
B
Australia
C
Spain
D
Hungary
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6

The saying "It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it" appears in one form or another in many places, including being mistakenly attributed to which US author?

A
St Augustine of Hippo
B
Oscar Wilde
C
Mark Twain
D
Stephen Hawking
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7

The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI ) aims to promote air sports and recreational flying, a vision of safe participation in these, and what else?

A
Availability to everyone at a reasonable cost
B
To foster research in these fields
C
To have them included in the Olympic Games
D
To preserve old aeronautical artefacts
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