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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 August 2018

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1

Which of these sports is not represented in the modern pentathlon, contested in Olympic Games?

A
Long jump
B
Shooting
C
Swimming
D
Fencing
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2

What does the name of the nursing convent from which the midwives of the British TV series "Call the Midwife" refer to?

A
How its founder died
B
The birth of its patron saint
C
Where its patron saint lived
D
What hospital it is attached to
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3

Novosibirsk, the third most populous city in its country, is where?

A
Azerbaijan
B
Northeastern Mongolia
C
Estonia
D
Southwestern Siberia
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4

What comes closest to being a synonym for "to mock gently, hoax, poke fun at, joke derisively"?

A
Rag
B
Banter
C
Quiz
D
Jeer
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5

What animal makes its home in a "drey"?

A
Meerkat
B
Brown bear
C
Bat
D
Squirrel
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6

Which of these people is a Persian astronomer, poet and mathematician who died in 1123?

A
Aly Khan
B
Omar Khayyam
C
Kublai Khan
D
Ayatollah Khomeni
Select from the options above.
7

From 1808 to 1814 Spain was occupied by which other country?

A
Italy
B
Portugal
C
France
D
Morocco
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