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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 July 2018

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In the second US series of "The Office", the boss says that New York is so great that they named it twice. What did he say was the other name?

A
New York
B
Manhattan
C
New Amsterdam
D
Staten Island
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2

When Winston Churchill wrote "Before this, we had no victory and after it we had no defeats", which event was he talking about?

A
The Charge of the Light Brigade
B
The Battle of Waterloo
C
The Battle of the Bulge
D
The Second Battle of El Alamein
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3

How much treacle was there in the nursery rhyme "Pop! Goes the Weasel"?

A
An ounce and a half
B
A quarter pound
C
Fifty pounds
D
Half a pound
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4

Which of these is an American jazz musician best known for playing the vibraphone?

A
Laurindo Almeida
B
Dizzy Gillespie
C
Lionel Hampton
D
Oscar Peterson
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5

"The sum of the squares of the lengths of the four sides of a parallelogram equals the sum of the squares of the lengths of the two diagonals" is known as what?

A
Parallelogram law
B
Euclid's theorem
C
Theorem of Pythagoras
D
Shen Kuo's Law
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6

Formula One world champions James Hunt, Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are all from which country?

A
United Kingdom
B
France
C
Brazil
D
USA
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7

If you travel down the Zarumilla River on the border between Peru and Ecuador, where do you arrive?

A
In the Gulf of Guayaquil and the Pacific Ocean
B
In the Amazon River
C
In the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean
D
In the Loa River, Chile
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