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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 May 2018

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The British Royal Mint that was established in the Tower of London in 1279 and moved to an adjacent site on Tower Hill in 1809 is now situated where?

A
Buckingham Palace, London
B
Llantrisant, South Wales
C
Glasgow, Scotland
D
Icknield Street, Birmingham, England
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2

What was TIROS-1?

A
An early stockmarket system
B
A remotely operated toaster
C
The first satellite to observe earth weather patterns from space
D
The first in a series of robot-made sculptures
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3

In 1960, who co-founded Motor Racing Developments Ltd., a British racing car manufacturer and Formula One racing team, with designer Ron Tauranac?

A
Jack Brabham
B
Bruce McLaren
C
Colin Chapman
D
Raymond Mays
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4

Which of these countries is the furthest north?

A
Belgium
B
France
C
Netherlands
D
Denmark
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5

Which painter, born in Antwerp, was invited by Charles I to be the court painter, and was knighted in 1632?

A
Jan Brueghel the Younger
B
Hans Holbein
C
Hendrick van Balen
D
Anthony van Dyck
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6

Where was the Treaty of Waitangi signed in 1840?

A
Hawaii
B
Australia
C
Fiji
D
New Zealand
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7

Which family has been awarded the most Nobel Prizes?

A
Pauling
B
Curie
C
Bardeen
D
Sanger
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