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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 December 2018

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1

If an oblong field is 5 metres by 12 metres, what is the distance of the diagonal?

A
.5 kilometre
B
13 metres
C
17 metres
D
1 centimetre
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2

Simon Baker, the star of the TV series "The Mentalist", was born where?

A
Australia
B
Japan
C
England
D
Estonia
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3

Who was the first person to be recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations as running the 1500 metres in under 3 minutes 30 seconds?

A
Saïd Aouita
B
Sydney Maree
C
Steve Ovett
D
Steve Cram
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4

The Sphinx is in which country?

A
Egypt
B
Somalia
C
Ethiopia
D
Yemen
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5

What was the code-name for the reporters Bernstein and Woodward's contact during their investigation of the "Watergate" scandal?

A
Deep Throat
B
Deep Thought
C
Deep Well
D
Deep Waters
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6

What is the bhangra which is the subject of the 2018 documentary "Pump Up the Bhangra" on the UK's BBC4?

A
Canal travel in India
B
A style of ancient Indian music and dance
C
Sri Lankan street carnivals
D
British-Punjabi pop music
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7

In London, where are the trials of the pyx held?

A
Tower of London
B
Palace of Westminster
C
Hall of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths
D
Old Bailey
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