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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 December 2017

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1

What distance does the Laser Run, competed as part of a pentathlon, cover?

A
4,000 m
B
800 m
C
2,000 m
D
3,200 m
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2

Greeks wanting to encipher a text used the scytale to perform what?

A
Telegraph code
B
Transposition cipher
C
Stream cipher
D
Symmetric key algorithm
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3

In November 1986, US President Ronald Reagan set up the Tower Commission to investigate what?

A
Whether more national monuments were desirable
B
The Iran Contra scandal
C
Construction methods for tall buildings
D
Safety standards for city airports
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4

With which of these is Bernard Leach most associated?

A
Poetry
B
Painting
C
Pottery
D
Printing
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5

Which of these is a New England state of the USA?

A
Oklahoma
B
Vermont
C
Illinois
D
Tennessee
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6

A tower in Boughton, Chester, UK, was built to manufacture what, following a process pioneered by William Watts in the 1780s?

A
Lead shot
B
Silk thread
C
Electricity
D
Spinning jennies
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7

Who is associated with the Jaguar make of car?

A
Alec Issigonis
B
William Lyons
C
Colin Chapman
D
Cecil Kimber
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