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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 November 2018

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Who was President of the International Olympic Committee from 1952 to 1972, who had opposed professionalism in the Olympics and the politicisation of sport, and had proposed eliminating team sports from the Summer Olympics?

A
Lord Killanin
B
Avery Brundage
C
Henri de Baillet-Latour
D
Sigfrid Edström
Select from the options above.
2

In 2017, SpaceX, the company headed by the inventor Elon Musk, did what?

A
Sent a spacecraft to the International Space Station
B
Went into receivership
C
Conducted the first successful re-launch and landing of the first stage of an orbital class rocket
D
Launched a commercially viable nitrogen-powered vehicle
Select from the options above.
3

What was mass-produced in China by the 14th century, was first mass-produced commercially and publicly available in the West in the 19th century, and is currently a staple of many households globally?

A
Medicated mouthwash
B
Toothbrushes
C
Mechanical fans
D
Purpose-made toilet or lavatory paper
Select from the options above.
4

Who provided the voice of "Charlie" for Charlie's Angels in the original TV series and the films made in 2000 and 2003?

A
John Forsythe
B
Raymond Burr
C
Richard Burton
D
Richard Harris
Select from the options above.
5

What is one of the main medical uses for salicylic acid?

A
To help remove the outer layer of skin
B
Reducing pain and inflammation
C
To thin blood
D
To treat fever
Select from the options above.
6

What kind of weather is prevalent in the Guiana Highlands?

A
Periodic drought
B
Temperate and rainy
C
Tornado
D
Frequent hail and snow
Select from the options above.
7

What is the subject of the "Roman de la Rose" written in the 13th and 14th centuries?

A
Chivalric or courtly love
B
Gardening
C
Medical remedies
D
The Battle of Roncevaux Pass and the death of Roland
Select from the options above.
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