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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 October 2019

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1

In 1957 the USSR launched the first artificial satellite, with what name?

A
Sputnik 1
B
R-7 Semyorka
C
Zenit
D
Luna 1
Select from the options above.
2

What is the distinguishing characteristic of the Anabantoidei species of fish, known as gourames, one of which is the Siamese fighting fish?

A
They are fiercely aggressive
B
Brilliant colours and long fins
C
They can breathe air
D
They only tolerate oxygen-rich water
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3

What is used as a measure of inflation in a country's economy?

A
Change in prices in an agreed basket of household goods and services
B
People's lung capacity
C
Elasticity of the waistband of clothes sold
D
Change in prices of rubber goods
Select from the options above.
4

The geographic region which includes Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia and Australasia is known as what?

A
Oceania
B
The Pacific
C
Pacifica
D
The Federated Oceanic Territories
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5

In which film did actor Helen Mirren sing the music hall favourite "Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow"?

A
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu
B
The Long Good Friday
C
Hussy
D
Cal
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6

Which is the course on which the first Tourist Trophy race on the Isle of Man was run?

A
Snaefell Mountain Road
B
St John's Short Course
C
Clypse Course
D
Mountain Course
Select from the options above.
7

Ian Curtis was the lead singer of which band?

A
The Pretty Things
B
REM
C
Blink 182
D
Joy Division
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