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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 August 2017

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1

What was Deep Blue known for in 1997?

A
A novel based on the TV series Doctor Who
B
As an album by Keiko Matsui
C
As a documentary film about Mississippi Delta blues music
D
Being the first computer to beat a world chess champion at the game
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2

What field did American surgeon and medical researcher Dr Henry Heimlich work in?

A
Thoracic surgery
B
Cosmetic surgery
C
Paediatrics
D
Animal surgery
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3

Australian author, actor and journalist Helen Lyndon Goff, OBE, wrote a series of books centring round which character?

A
Hairy Maclary
B
Skippy, the bush Kangaroo
C
Blinky Bill
D
Mary Poppins
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4

In 1920 the Royal Northwest Mounted Police and the Dominion Police were amalgamated into what force?

A
South African Police Service
B
The Federal Bureau of Investigation
C
The New Zealand Police Force
D
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Gendarmerie royale du Canada)
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5

Skywalks in Jasper National Park (Canada), in Arizona over the Grand Canyon (USA), and in Tianmen Mountain (China), have what in common?

A
They are open only to people over 25
B
People may only access them after blessing by a religious group
C
They are glass-bottomed
D
They were designed by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei
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6

What distinguishes a wine known as vin de pays?

A
The wine has been made from specified vines in a particular region
B
It is in the lowest grade
C
It is from the south of France
D
The wine carries a controlled designation of the country of origin on the bottle
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7

Where is the Marsh of Decay?

A
On the Moon
B
In the film "Labyrinth" (1986)
C
On Mars
D
Ilkley Moor, England
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