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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 October 2019

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Between 1979 and 1990, the Sandinistas and the Contras were participants in a Civil War in which country?

A
Cuba
B
Nicaragua
C
Argentina
D
Spain
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2

In what land did the remains of the giant statue stand which were inscribed with a saying of Ozymandias "King of Kings", and which inspired a poem by English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley?

A
Morocco
B
Egypt
C
The Amazon basin
D
China
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3

Which of these was designed by Reginald Mitchell?

A
Hovercraft
B
Austin-Healey Sprite
C
Spitfire
D
The British Mark I tank
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4

In the early 1900s, Canada and the USA were the major caviar suppliers to Europe, harvesting roe from the lake sturgeon in the North American midwest, the Atlantic sturgeon spawning in the rivers of the Eastern coast of the USA, and the Shortnose sturgeon, which was found where?

A
The lakes and rivers of Washington state and Western Canada
B
The Atlantic (East) coast of North America
C
The Great Lakes
D
The sewerage systems of the cites on the US / Canadian border
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5

What is the name of a music-hating attack force in a landmark animated 1968 film?

A
The Blue Meanies
B
The Blue Mounties
C
The Azraelis
D
The Gargazurs
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6

Mrs Do-As-You-Be-Done-By features in what children's book?

A
Letters from Bobs
B
The Water Babies
C
Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella
D
The Adventures of Milly-Molly-Mandy
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7

In the 1988 Winter Olympics, freestyle skiing, disabled alpine and Nordic skiing, and freestyle short track speed skating were competed as demonstration sports. What was the fourth demonstration sport at the Games?

A
Winter pentathlon (men)
B
Bandy (men)
C
Curling
D
freestyle skiing – aerials and ski ballet
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