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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 July 2017

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1

John Frieda is a famous name in what field?

A
Portrait photography
B
Architecture
C
Choreography
D
Hairdressing
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2

The 1492 voyages of Christopher Columbus which ended in the New World were taken under the auspices of which country?

A
Portugal
B
Spain
C
England
D
Venice
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3

Who first mentioned an "Iron Curtain" when discussing Soviet activities immediately after World War II?

A
Harry S Truman
B
Joseph Stalin
C
Franklin D Roosevelt
D
Winston Churchill
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4

In the 1908 Olympics, Jay Gould from the USA won a gold medal for competing in which sport?

A
Golf
B
Jeu de Paume
C
High jump
D
Dominoes
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5

What organisation was founded in 1897 as the "Automobile Club of Great Britain and Ireland" and is affiliated to the Federation International d'Automobile?

A
R A C
B
A A
C
IRA
D
ACGBI
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6

Which of these cities is closest to Paris, France?

A
Quebec
B
Perth
C
San Francisco
D
London
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7

What important discovery was made in 1964 by radio astronomers Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson?

A
Cosmic microwave background radiation
B
The earth goes around the sun, not the other way around
C
The solar system is moving in space
D
Pluto can not be regarded as a true planet
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