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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 August 2017

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1

South Africa, Australia and New Zealand were designated "Dominions" in the early part of which century?

A
18th
B
19th
C
21st
D
20th
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2

What is a cwm?

A
A rounded glaciated valley
B
The saddle between two mountain peaks
C
A crow
D
A braided river
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3

International Committee of Sport for the Deaf (ICSD) rules state that competitors at a Deaflympics must not ...?

A
Pull a competitor's clothing to get attention once in the competition zone
B
Use a hearing aid or cochlear implant during warmup/competition in the restricted zone for the sport
C
Take their own sign language interpreter
D
Wear reflective clothing which could confuse when lights are used as signals in competition
Select from the options above.
4

Who or what was Captain Flint in Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island"?

A
A flag
B
A type of rum
C
A pirate
D
A parrot
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5

What is the title of an American comedy-drama presented mostly as the daydreams of Dr. John "J.D." Dorian, that follows the lives of employees of Sacred Heart, a teaching hospital?

A
Emergency Ward 10
B
House
C
Casualty
D
Scrubs
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6

Minsk, capital of Belarus, is twinned with over 20 other cities, including which?

A
Wellington, New Zealand
B
Nottingham, UK
C
Berlin, Germany
D
Sydney, Australia
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7

What gave rise to the phrase "mad as a hatter"?

A
The fashion for extreme hat styles in the 19th century
B
The use of mercury in 19th century hat making
C
The character in "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll
D
Their premises were always the cheap ones near the local asylum for the mentally disturbed
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