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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 October 2017

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1

The Serbian physicist, Mileva Marić, was married to which other scientist from 1903 to 1919?

A
Thomas Edison
B
Guglielmo Marconi
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Albert Einstein
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2

A major USA dam, completed in 1935, was known as Boulder Dam from 1933 to 1947 at which point its name was changed by a joint resolution of Congress to what?

A
Hoover Dam
B
Grand Coulee Dam
C
Fort Peck Dam
D
Hiwassee Dam
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3

Which land are the Seychelles closest to?

A
Africa
B
South America
C
Australia
D
Europe
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4

Where and when were the first World Games held, to provide a world forum for sports not contested in the Olympic Games?

A
London, United Kingdom, 1985
B
California, United States, 1981
C
Toronto, Canada, 1985
D
Paris, France, 1924
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5

Which of these is the chief constituent of bronze?

A
Copper
B
Tin
C
Lead
D
Tungsten
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6

In English law, what is the "foreshore"?

A
The area between the usual line of vegetation and the sea
B
The area between the high and low watermarks of ordinary tides
C
Anywhere on the coast that has a surface of sand or rock
D
The coastline within 1 chain from the ordinary low tide mark
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7

Kehaar was a character in what animated film?

A
Watership Down (1978)
B
Yogi's First Christmas (1980)
C
The Water Babies (1978)
D
Journey Back to Oz (1974)
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