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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 October 2017

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1

Which of these words comes to English from the Swedish language?

A
Disco
B
Verandah
C
Ombudsman
D
Assassin
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2

What happened to William Tyndale, who translated much of the Bible into English and published it between 1525 and 1530, in Antwerp in 1536?

A
He died in a house fire while visiting a friend
B
He was killed by a runaway horse
C
He was strangled and burnt at the stake as a heretic
D
He broke his neck during a game of football
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3

Which of these is a way to lose a point in tennis?

A
Stumped
B
Caught
C
Knocked on
D
Double faulted
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4

Which of these cities is closest to New York City?

A
Philadelphia
B
Chicago
C
Las Vegas
D
New Orleans
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5

Who fell out of favour with Queen Elizabeth I over his intrigue with Elizabeth Throgmorton, was imprisoned and eventually beheaded?

A
Lord Melchett
B
Sir Francis Drake
C
Sir Walter Raleigh
D
Captain Flashman
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6

What happened in and after the finale of the 2009 (13th) season of the American reality television "The Bachelor"?

A
The bachelor and the winner broke off their engagement and he and the runner-up subsequently married
B
Both the previous front runners were rejected and no winner was declared
C
The winner and the bachelor declined to become formally engaged
D
The bachelor was found to be already married, as was the winner
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7

In what area of science is the Pauli Exclusion Principle quoted?

A
Sociology
B
Botany
C
Mathematics
D
Quantum mechanics
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