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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 May 2018

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1

What is the effect of mixing manganese dioixide with hydrogen peroxide?

A
The manganese dioxide breaks down into manganese and oxygen
B
The hydrogen peroxide's bleaching action is accelerated and increased
C
Nothing
D
The hydrogen peroxide breaks down into water and oxygen
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2

Rembrandt painted a number of paintings of himself, all containing what title?

A
Me again
B
Self portrait
C
Only me
D
Pretentious? Moi?
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3

In the USA, what was significant about The Long Island Motor Parkway built by William Kissam Vanderbilt II which opened on 10 October 1908?

A
The first parking building
B
One of the first toll roads
C
The first "gated community"
D
The first road to have electric lighting
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4

Which is a surname of a famous 16th century English scientist and statesman (and, in a later century, a famous British painter)?

A
Ham
B
Bacon
C
Swine
D
Pork
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5

Who is the next in this series: Jersey Joe Walcott, Rocky Marciano, Floyd Patterson, Ingemar Johansson, Floyd Patterson, ...?

A
Ezzard Charles
B
Sonny Liston
C
Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)
D
Joe Louis
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6

Where were the Cinque Ports?

A
Around the Baltic Sea
B
Northern France
C
Belgium and Holland
D
On the coasts of Kent and Sussex, England
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7

Which of these is the name for an ancient burial mound?

A
Barrow
B
Hod
C
Sled
D
Trailer
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