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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 April 2019

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1

Which planet has a year of 687 days, a day of 24 hours 37 minutes, a diameter twice that of the moon and a mass one tenth of the earth?

A
Uranus
B
Venus
C
Saturn
D
Mars
Select from the options above.
2

Queen Margrethe II of the Kingdom of Denmark is commonly called "the queen" in Danish, which is... ?

A
Dronningen
B
Statsrådet
C
Sundhedsbidrag
D
Folketing
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these best describes the location in Italy of Mt Vesuvius, which erupted and buried Pompeii in 79AD?

A
Near the border with Austria
B
On the west coast near Bari
C
Above the bay of Naples
D
Near the headwaters of the Po River
Select from the options above.
4

In what is now Iran in 1951 to 1954, what led to the Shah fleeing the country, the Prime Minister trying to dissolve parliament, crude oil being imported from Kuwait, and a breakdown of diplomatic relations with Britain and the USA?

A
A world-wide rug glut
B
Invasion by Iraq
C
Death of the Shah's father
D
Persian Oil Dispute
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these is the best hand to have in blackjack?

A
King of hearts, ace of diamonds
B
Jack of clubs, 8 of hearts
C
Ace of diamonds, 8 of spades, 3 of clubs, 3 of hearts, 10 of clubs
D
10 of clubs, 10 of hearts
Select from the options above.
6

What was the name of the Flintstones' pet?

A
Dino
B
Blue Eyes
C
Homer Junior
D
Santa's Little Helper
Select from the options above.
7

What word would you expect to find "Lobster" described as on a French menu?

A
Lostanges
B
Lagune
C
Lobbes
D
Langouste
Select from the options above.
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