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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 July 2018

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1

Where are you said to be being led when you are deceived?

A
Beyond the pale
B
Down the drain
C
Across the Rubicon
D
Up the garden path
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2

Why did the names Möhne, Eder and Sorpe become more widely known after an event in May 1943?

A
They were members of the White Rose German Resistance arrested by the Nazis
B
They are the architects of the Pentagon in the USA acknowledged at its opening
C
They were the dams targeted in the Dambusters Raid in WWII
D
They were advisers to Victor Emmanuel III of Italy in the overthrow of Mussolini
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3

What unit of work represents the work done to overcome a force of 1 dyne through a distance of 1 centimetre?

A
Therblig
B
Erg
C
Joule
D
Grunt
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4

What was the first year that the Show Jumping World Championships were held, in Paris?

A
1953
B
1946
C
1933
D
1926
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5

Which English playwright ("The Conscious Lovers") founded the "Tatler", the "Spectator" and the "Guardian"?

A
Kerry Packer
B
Rupert Murdoch
C
Sir Richard Steele
D
George Randolph Hearst
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6

Which UK TV series, developed from a radio show, ran from 1988 to 1999 presented by Clive Andersen and later was taken up in the USA and, in 2016, in Australia?

A
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
B
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue
C
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
D
Win, Lose or Draw
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7

What is the official currency in the Micronesian island of Guam?

A
Kina
B
Peso
C
US Dollar
D
Renminbi
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