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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 September 2019

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What geographical feature is Bull Run, the site of a battle that was famously lost by the new Union army which included troops commanded by George Armstrong Custer, later General Custer?

A
Harbour
B
Mountain
C
Valley
D
River
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2

Which of these made his fortune from shipping?

A
Rupert Murdoch
B
Aristotle Onassis
C
John Paul Getty
D
George H W Bush
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3

Venus and which other planet in our solar system has no moon?

A
Saturn
B
Neptune
C
Mars
D
Mercury
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4

Which of these is a deliberate pause that breaks up a long line of verse?

A
Metonymy
B
Bathos
C
Caesura
D
Acute
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5

What became a popular description, following the success of a machine sold by E. Remington and Sons from 1873?

A
Funicular railway systems
B
Vacuum cleaners
C
Qwerty
D
Wristwatches
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6

The Pohutukawa Tree" and "The End of the Golden Weather" are plays by whom?

A
Gore Vidal
B
Greg McGee
C
Patrick White
D
Bruce Mason
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7

What was the bowling technique developed by English cricketer Harold Larwood?

A
Bodyline
B
Yorker
C
Off-spinner
D
Strafing
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