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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 February 2019

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1

Chief Superintendent Strange, the Divisional Commander for Oxford city, of the Thames Valley Police force, is whose boss?

A
Detective Inspector Wexford
B
Inspector Morse
C
Chief Inspector Dreyfus
D
Superintendent Jack Meadows
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2

Which of these crops is produced most world-wide?

A
Wheat
B
Rice
C
Maize
D
Alfalfa
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3

What word, originally applied to a large, flawless diamond, is now used to denote a model of excellence or perfection of any kind?

A
Paradiddle
B
Paradigm
C
Paradox
D
Paragon
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4

In the Olympic shot put competition, what is the weight of the men's shot?

A
4 kilograms (8.82 pounds)
B
7.26 kilograms (16 pounds)
C
14.52 kilograms (32 pounds)
D
24 kilograms (52.92 pounds)
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5

Ivan the Terrible was a czar of what country?

A
Yugoslavia
B
Australia
C
France
D
Russia
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6

The internal angles of a rectangle add up to how many degrees?

A
360
B
180
C
1080
D
540
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7

Who is credited with inventing the railway sleeping car?

A
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
B
George Mortimer Pullman
C
Thomas Alva Edison
D
Alexander Graham Bell
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