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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 October 2017

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The hero of which film starring Alec Guinness was a mousy bank clerk with steel-rimmed glasses and bowler hat who devised a plan to smuggle gold bars out of England disguised as small souvenir replicas of the Eiffel Tower?

A
Kind Hearts and Coronets
B
The Lavender Hill Mob
C
A Run For Your Money
D
The Lady Killers
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2

In 1989, there was a peaceful transfer of power to non-Communist governments in East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and which other country?

A
Afghanistan
B
Albania
C
Yugoslavia
D
Bulgaria
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3

The name of a brand famous since 1899, and known internationally for its range of canned meat and pies, comes from what major South American port?

A
Swift, Argentina
B
Fray Bentos, Uruguay
C
Santos, Brazil
D
Coquimbo, Chile
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4

Who is Angelina Jolie's father?

A
John Houston
B
John Voigt
C
John Wayne
D
John Travolta
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5

What is different about the audience at a Deaflympics?

A
They are supplied with placards and balloons showing applause or other positive comments
B
It is usual for them to applaud by waving rather than shouting or clapping
C
They can register comments on a giant screen by the area of competition
D
Nothing
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6

What are you converting from one system of measurement to another if you multiply by 9, divide by 5 and add 32?

A
Area
B
Earthquake strength
C
Temperature
D
Length
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7

Which Saint's Day is 30 November?

A
St David
B
St Andrew
C
St George
D
St Patrick
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