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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 October 2018

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1

Amelia Earhart is famous for what area of activity?

A
Aviation
B
Medicine
C
Broadcasting
D
Fashion designing
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2

Which of these is or are associated with developing the hot air balloon?

A
Napoléon Bonaparte
B
Orville and Wilbur Wright
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier
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3

At the end of the 20th century Macau was returned to China by which country?

A
Russia
B
Spain
C
The UK
D
Portugal
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4

The electrically neutral particle known as a neutrino has three forms which partner with similar but charged particles. Which is NOT one of those charged particles?

A
Muon
B
Electron
C
Proton
D
Tau
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5

What is the capital of Algeria?

A
Casablanca
B
Tunis
C
Cairo
D
Algiers
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6

Which British sculptor and artist of the 20th century, whose work was said to “exemplify Modernism”, was made a Dame in 1965 and died aged 72 in a fire in her studio at St Ives, Cornwall, in 1975?

A
Gillian Lowndes
B
Wilhelmina Baldwin
C
Barbara Hepworth
D
Alison Wilding
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7

Which sport has been included in only one Olympic Games, in Paris in 1900, when competition was between the Devon and Somerset Wanderers (representing England) and a team from the British embassy in Paris (representing France)?

A
Badminton
B
Soccer
C
Croquet
D
Cricket
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