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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 January 2019

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1

What does the phrase "In loco parentis" mean?

A
On a family train journey
B
Amongst crazy parents
C
With fanatical father figures
D
Temporarily in charge of a child
Select from the options above.
2

Where are the Straits of Mackinac?

A
Between Alaska and Russia
B
Between Lakes Huron & Michigan
C
Northwest Turkey, between the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara
D
Between Tierra del Fuego and the South American mainland
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3

Which of these letters is not in the name of an Australian rock band formed in Sydney in 1973 by Scottish born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young?

A
A
B
P
C
C
D
D
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these people was a boxer?

A
Henry Cooper
B
John Cooper
C
Jackie Cooper
D
Alice Cooper
Select from the options above.
5

Where was the industrial accident on 2-3 December 1984 that caused the deaths of 3,000 to 16,000 people, for which 7 ex-employees were convicted in June 2010 and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment & a fine of about US$2,000 each?

A
Chernobyl, Ukraine
B
Bhopal, India
C
Greenham Common, England
D
Pasadena, Texas, USA
Select from the options above.
6

What is a sternum?

A
Chest bone
B
Crewman stationed at the rear of a ship
C
Term applied by British lawyers to unsympathetic judges
D
Star shaped symbol
Select from the options above.
7

Guitarist Brian Rankin is better known as who?

A
Eric Clapton
B
Hank Marvin
C
Pete Townsend
D
Jimmy Page
Select from the options above.
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