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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 June 2018

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1

What constitutes a "capot" in playing the card game piquet?

A
Winning all 12 tricks in playing the hand
B
Having no court cards in your hand
C
Declaring all the cards in your hand in valid combinations immediately the cards are dealt
D
Failing to win any tricks in playing the hand
Select from the options above.
2

How often does the Earth's moon totally eclipse its sun from the standpoint of somewhere on the Earth's surface, i.e. a total solar eclipse?

A
Once in 99 years
B
Every 12 or 18 months approximately
C
Once in 40 years
D
Every 7 years
Select from the options above.
3

The port city of Montevideo serves which country?

A
Colombia
B
Argentina
C
Chile
D
Uruguay
Select from the options above.
4

What are the traditional words used to vote in the British House of Lords?

A
Let it be / Let it not be
B
Aye / No
C
Yes / No
D
Content / Non content
Select from the options above.
5

In 1918, when did the armistice take effect at the end of World War I?

A
9am on 9 September
B
10am on 10 October
C
12 noon on 12 December
D
11am on 11 November
Select from the options above.
6

Producer Alex Korda engaged Anton Karas to score which entire film, after it had been edited together, using only one instrument?

A
The Third Man
B
Anna Karenina
C
The Jungle Book
D
Richard III
Select from the options above.
7

Who said, at a critical time in the history of inventions, "Mr Watson, come here - I want you"?

A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
Thomas Edison
C
Guglielmo Marconi
D
Sherlock Holmes
Select from the options above.
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