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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 January 2019

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In a 1989 American drama film, the semi-autobiographical script and the screenplay for which was written by Thomas Schulmann and inspired by a teacher of his and by his experiences at school, what are the people referred to in its title?

A
Coaches
B
Graduates
C
Wallflowers
D
Poets
Select from the options above.
2

The high-spirited, often drunk, incompetent Cockney nurse Mrs Sarah Gamp, or Sairey Gamp, from Charles Dickens's "Martin Chuzzlewit" gave her name to what?

A
An umbrella
B
A cap
C
A particularly large measure of gin
D
An unwelcome, hard to dislodge employee
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3

What do V.S.Naipaul, Doris Lessing, John Maxwell Coetzee and Bob Dylan have in common?

A
They have worked in the fishing industry
B
They were born in India
C
They have won the Nobel Prize for Literature
D
They have chosen plots, or are buried, in Père Lachaise Cemetery
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these is a metal?

A
Chlorine
B
Lithium
C
Sulphur
D
Xenon
Select from the options above.
5

Where do the Berg winds blow?

A
South Africa
B
Norway
C
Iceland
D
Antarctica
Select from the options above.
6

In what vehicles did Australian Formula One World Champion and founder of the Brabham racing team and race car constructor, Sir John (Jack) Brabham, have his early racing experience?

A
Sand boats
B
Go karts
C
Monster trucks
D
Midget (or Speedcar) racing cars
Select from the options above.
7

What was the purpose of the international body, IWC, when it was set up in 1946?

A
Elimination of war
B
Study of the properties of wings
C
Establishment of wingdings as commercial fonts
D
The orderly development of the whaling industry
Select from the options above.
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