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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 June 2018

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How did Nigerian man Umar Farouk Abdulmutallah make world news on 25 December 2009?

A
Trying to blow up an aeroplane
B
Finding, by e-mail, someone to share his family fortune
C
Shooting down Santa's sleigh
D
Leading US police on their longest recorded car chase
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2

George Orwell wrote most of his bleak dystopian novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four", published in 1949, while living on which lonely and bare island in the Inner Hebrides in the south west of Scotland?

A
Rùm
B
Islay
C
Mull
D
Jura
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3

What type of event is the London Marathon?

A
Walking
B
Skiing
C
Running
D
Cycling
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4

Yerevan is a city in which country?

A
Egypt
B
Turkey
C
Afghanistan
D
Armenia
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5

Who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)?

A
William Booth
B
Thomas Aquinas
C
L. Ron Hubbard
D
Ignatius Loyola
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6

Which of these is a phrase meaning "free to go where or act as one pleases"?

A
Ornate gratis
B
Pretty cheap
C
Fancy free
D
Rococo steal
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7

What is the most abundant element in the earth's crust?

A
Tin
B
Iron
C
Silicon
D
Coal
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