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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 August 2018

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1

In what sport is a drive knee an integral part?

A
Speedway
B
Long jump
C
Water polo
D
Pole vault
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2

Which Russian composer, after writing "The Firebird" for the Russian ballet, became a US citizen in 1945?

A
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
B
Igor Stravinsky
C
Modest Mussorgsky
D
Sergei Rachmaninoff
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3

What was the "endless screw" credited to Archimedes in the 3rd century BCE designed to do?

A
Mill wheat
B
Pump sewage
C
Lift heavy wieghts
D
Transfer motion from one device to another
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4

The Golden Boot Awards, awarded annually since 1983, honour people involved in what?

A
Playing soccer
B
Drawing up employment contracts
C
Fashion design
D
Making Westerns for TV and films
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5

Which is Venezuela's main port, and capital city of its state of Vargas?

A
Rio de Janeiro
B
Cartagena
C
El Callao
D
La Guaira
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6

In cooking, which of these is a kind of gentle mixing?

A
Folding in
B
Creasing in
C
Ironing in
D
Pleating in
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7

In 1937 the Duke of Windsor and Mrs Wallis Simpson were married in which country?

A
USA
B
England
C
France
D
Spain
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