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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 April 2019

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Which racquet sport game is played by two or four players in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball?

A
Rounders
B
Squash
C
Pelotte
D
Padder Tennis
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2

In 1779 Captain James Cook, having surveyed the West Coast of the continent of North America, was killed at which islands?

A
New Zealand
B
Cook Islands
C
Hawaiian Islands
D
Friendly Islands
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3

Who, in 1919, achieved the first nuclear disintegrations by bombarding nitrogen with alpha particles?

A
Albert Einstein
B
Pierre and Marie Curie
C
Ernest Rutherford
D
J Robert Oppenheimer
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4

Which of these countries does not have a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea?

A
Egypt
B
Afghanistan
C
France
D
Italy
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5

Which of these was the last to make its debut on British TV?

A
Peak Practice
B
Angels
C
Dr Finlay's Casebook
D
Emergency Ward 10
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6

Which two countries each claim to have invented the egg-white dessert known as a pavlova?

A
England and France
B
New Zealand and Australia
C
Germany and Austria
D
Russia and New Zealand
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7

What year did Shakespeare die?

A
1717
B
1414
C
1515
D
1616
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