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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 July 2019

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1

What TV show was described by its creator as "a show about nothing"?

A
Seinfeld
B
The Mighty Boosh
C
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
D
The Graham Norton Show
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2

What is the name for a queen reigning in her own right, with her husband as one of her subjects?

A
Queen dowager
B
Queen mother
C
Queen regnant
D
Dancing Queen
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3

What is the name for the displacement at, or height of, each crest of a sound wave?

A
Wavelength
B
Frequency
C
Amplitude
D
Power
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4

Who set the record for winning the World Snooker Championship the most times (7) in 1999?

A
John Spencer
B
Steve Davis
C
Ray Reardon
D
Stephen Hendry
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5

When did the first African American woman take her seat in the US House of Representatives?

A
1972
B
1870
C
1969
D
1988
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6

What name is given to a cocktail consisting mainly of vodka and orange?

A
Hammer
B
Screwdriver
C
Chisel
D
Bandsaw
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7

Which scientist allegedly used mirrors to focus the sun's rays to burn Roman ships during the Siege of Syracuse around 214–212 BC?

A
Archimedes
B
Ptolemy
C
Leonardo da Vinci
D
Sophocles
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