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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 February 2018

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1

Which of these is not close to the coast of Africa?

A
Caribbean Sea
B
Mediterranean Sea
C
Red Sea
D
Mozambique Channel
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2

Geoffrey Palmer played the reticent husband of his wistful wife, and Nicholas Lyndhurst one of their two young-adult sons, in which bittersweet 1978-1983 British TV series?

A
Butterflies
B
Shoestring
C
Family Fortunes
D
Terry and June
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3

Which of these is salmon fillet that has been cured and is usually thinly sliced and typically served on a bagel, often with cream cheese and capers?

A
Lox
B
Sox
C
Fox
D
Box
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4

The fifteen elements with atomic numbers 89 to 103, which includes Actinium (Ac), Thorium (Th), Uranium (U), Neptunium (Np), Plutonium (Pu), Americium (Am), Californium (Cf), Einsteinium (Es) and Lawrencium (Lr), are known as what?

A
Actinoid series
B
Noble gases
C
Antibiotics
D
Halogens
Select from the options above.
5

In which year did the South African government lift the ban on the African National Congress, the Pan Africanist Congress, the South African Communist Party and the United Democratic Front, and release Nelson Mandela from prison?

A
1970
B
1980
C
2000
D
1990
Select from the options above.
6

Which company ran a promotion entitled "When the US Wins, You Win" during the 1984 Olympic Games, where customers scratched off a ticket, and if the US won that event, they would be given a free item from the menu?

A
Le Bernardin, New York City, USA
B
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel restaurant, New York City, USA
C
The Fat Duck, Bray-on-Thames, UK
D
McDonald's
Select from the options above.
7

Which First lady, after the death of her husband, became US Representative to the UN General Assembly?

A
Bess Truman
B
Shirley Temple Black
C
Jacqueline Kennedy
D
Eleanor Roosevelt
Select from the options above.
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