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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 October 2019

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1

Martha Graham is known as a pioneer of what?

A
Modern dance
B
American viticulture
C
Athletics coaching
D
Shoe design
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2

Among plants and inanimate objects, what is a cob?

A
A mixture of clay and straw used as a building material
B
A small lump or mass, e.g. coal
C
Any of these
D
A type of pipe for smoking tobacco
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3

Who composed the music for the Tony and Olivier Award-winning "Billy Elliot: the Musical"?

A
Frank Loesser
B
Elton John
C
Stephen Dolginoff
D
Bob Gaudio
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4

The many hundreds of islands in the western Pacific region known as Micronesia includes five sovereign nations, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands and Nauru and which two others?

A
Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia
B
Northern Mariana Islands, Wake Island
C
Palau, Wake Island
D
Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia
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5

A number of firsts marked the 1980 Summer Olympic Games. Apart from the Games' being boycotted by the USA and the largest number of countries to date, which of these applies?

A
Security was o heavy that winners in track events were physically prevented from taking victory laps
B
Soviet wins led to the most lopsided medal tally since that of the USA in the 1904 Games
C
All of these
D
The Olympic hymn was played at several medal ceremonies rather than the appropriate national anthem
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6

What is the chemical symbol for Helium?

A
H
B
He
C
Hg
D
Hm
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7

The soldiers in New Zealand's Pioneer Battalion in World War I were all …?

A
Disabled
B
Over 50
C
Women
D
Maori
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