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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 January 2018

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What is a common name for flying insects known for their extremely short life spans - one day in the adult winged stage - and emergence in large numbers in the summer months?

A
Dragonflies
B
Damselfly
C
Midge
D
Mayfly
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2

What was the name of the plane that Amy Johnson flew solo from Britain to Australia in 1930?

A
Danni
B
Kylie
C
Cobber
D
Jason
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3

Where is Brobdingnag?

A
Central Africa, now part of Zaire
B
A fictional land from "Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift
C
Between Nepal and Tibet
D
Faroe Islands
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4

Which professional boxer from the USA, a multiple world champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions between 1986 and 2001, was nicknamed "The Real Deal"?

A
Mike Tyson
B
Evander Holyfield
C
Sugar Ray Leonard
D
Kevin Barry
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5

In what is birdsmouthing, or birdmouthing, used?

A
Construction, e.g. a cut to seat a rafter on wall structure
B
Hunting ducks
C
Scandinavian folk music
D
Playing some wind instruments
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6

Until the Syrian Civil War which was the largest city in Syria?

A
Lattakia
B
Damascus
C
Homs
D
Aleppo
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7

Which of these is the Norse god of thunder?

A
Hoover
B
Thor
C
Aga
D
Sugar
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