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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 September 2017

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The Secretaries-General of the United Nations 1946 to 1991 were successively from Norway, Sweden, Myanmar (Burma), Austria, and Peru; which country was next?

A
Korea
B
Ghana
C
Egypt
D
Nigeria
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2

Which of these is a famous book by Agatha Christie?

A
Goldfinger
B
Othello
C
Milly Molly Mandy
D
Murder on the Orient Express
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3

In what would a finesse be used?

A
Kicking a goal in rugby
B
Castling in chess
C
Taking tricks in a card game
D
Sabre fencing
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4

Which group of around 200 Greek islands in the Aegean Sea includes Andros, Naxos, Paros and Milos?

A
Cyclades
B
Corfu
C
Antilles
D
Canary
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5

Which drummer was the band leader for his wife, Pearl Bailey?

A
Ginger Baker
B
Buddy Rich
C
Gene Krupa
D
Louie Bellson
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6

What is a name for a hand-held weapon, used to strangle someone to death?

A
Gibbet
B
Tourniquet
C
Garrotte
D
Iron Maiden
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7

What is the unit of force which, acting upon a mass of 1 gramme, will produce acceleration of 1 centimetre per second per second?

A
Dyne
B
Therblig
C
Joule
D
Grunt
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