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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 October 2019

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1

John Lombe's water-powered silk mill at Derby, operational from 1721, is generally acknowledged as being the first what?

A
Company to hire women
B
Water-powered machine
C
Workplace to recognise a union
D
Factory
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2

Harry Osborn is the offsider to which comic book superhero?

A
Wonder Woman
B
Superman
C
Batman
D
Spiderman
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3

Where is the highest mountain in Brazil?

A
Mantiqueira Mountains
B
Serra do Imeri
C
Serra do Mar
D
Guiana Shield
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4

Which of these is a branch of health care devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower leg?

A
Podcasting
B
Pediatrics
C
Pedodontics
D
Podiatry
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5

Which characterises an oud?

A
It is frequently double stringed, except for the bass string
B
The skin is always goat
C
Its shape differs depending on the kind of gourd from which it has been made
D
It has only five holes
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6

Why, at Stockholm in 1912, did Jim Thorpe have his medals taken away after winning the decathlon and pentathlon?

A
He was wearing shoes not approved for the event
B
He had deliberately tripped Avery Brundage
C
He had previously played baseball for a fee
D
He refused to stand on the winner's podium
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7

Who played Inspector Clouseau in the films made from 1963 to 1978?

A
Peter Finch
B
David Niven
C
Steve Martin
D
Peter Sellers
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