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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 July 2017

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1

Where is the area of which Quetta is the capital?

A
In Pakistan
B
In India
C
In Afghanistan
D
In the Yemen
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2

The first high speed impact crash of two intact space spacecraft in February 2009 was between a Russian satellite (launched 1993) that was out of control and what other?

A
HOTBIRD 3, which had suffered loss of power from one solar array
B
The Telstar I communications satellite launched 1962 that was in decaying orbit
C
Iridium commercial satellite launched 1997
D
Intelsat III F-8 whose apogee motor failed
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3

What best selling novel begins "The great fish moved silently through the night water, propelled by short sweeps of its crescent tail"?

A
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
B
Jaws
C
Kidnapped
D
Moby Dick
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4

"Kick off" is the way that the ball is put into play in which game?

A
Hockey
B
Polo
C
Rugby
D
Baseball
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5

Brogues are a type of what?

A
Shirts
B
Hats
C
Shoes
D
Coats
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6

Which of these was born first?

A
G K Chesterton
B
Arthur Conan Doyle
C
Agatha Christie
D
Edgar Allan Poe
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7

When were barcodes as a system of reading product information first developed for commercial use?

A
1970s
B
1980s
C
1940s
D
1960s
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