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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 January 2018

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1

What is the name given to 1 April, which, according to ancient custom, is still marked in many countries by carrying out hoaxes and other practical jokes of varying sophistication?

A
Christmas
B
Halloween
C
Thanksgiving
D
April Fools Day
Select from the options above.
2

The River Don flows 1,325 miles from near Tula, Russia, to which sea?

A
Mediterranean Sea
B
Baltic Sea
C
Sea of Azov
D
Black Sea
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3

What technique is used to produce macramé?

A
Weaving
B
Knitting
C
Knotting
D
Embroidery
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4

What material is the narwhal's horn?

A
Bone
B
Ivory
C
Hair
D
Hardened skin
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5

The "Apokalypsis Ioannou" is the Greek name for what?

A
The book in the Christian Bible "The Revelation of St John the Divine"
B
Horsemen of the Apocalypse
C
The film "Apocalypse Now"
D
The persecution of witches by Pope John XXII
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6

For what inventions used during World War II did British aviation engineer Barnes Wallis, later knighted, become famous?

A
A dynamo-powered torch
B
Bombs, and adaptation of aircraft to take them
C
Jerrycan
D
Pressurised aircraft cabins
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7

When was the last time a team competed at the Olympic Games comprising members from different countries?

A
Never, teams have always represented a single country
B
1992
C
1904
D
1912
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