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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 September 2018

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Where are giraffes most likely to be found in the wild?

A
The Arabian Peninsula
B
India
C
South America
D
Africa
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2

Where can the Edgeworth-Kuiper belt be found?

A
Circling the sun on the far side of the planet Jupiter
B
Between the planet Jupiter and the sun
C
In UK fashion design in 2018
D
As part of China's 21st century belt and road initiative
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3

Who was the Puritan leader and first governor of the Pilgrim Fathers, who organised the voyage of the Mayflower to Plymouth, New Hampshire?

A
John Carver
B
John Bunyan
C
Paul Revere
D
Harold Plymouth
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4

The Deepwater Horizon, a semi-submersible offshore drilling rig, exploded on 20 April 2010, and sank, killing 11 people and causing a significant oil spill. Where was it at the time?

A
Off the west coast of Cornwall, England
B
Gulf of Mexico
C
Off the French coast in the Mediterranean Sea
D
Off the Pacific coast of Alaska
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5

The American version of the TV series "The Office" is set in what city?

A
Minneapolis
B
Scranton
C
Boston
D
Cincinnati
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6

What, in joinery terms, distinguishes a dado from a groove?

A
A dado is a hole into which to set a cabinet hinge, a groove is a circular enclosed channel
B
A dado is a triangular face plate to conceal a joint, a groove is a rebate for a joint
C
A dado is a slot cut across the grain, a groove is cut with it
D
A dado is a slot cut in wood, a groove is cut in metal or plastic
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7

What does MUD stand for in contract bridge?

A
Mixed Up Double
B
Middle Up Down
C
Minor Under Diamonds
D
Merrimax Undertrick Double
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