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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 October 2019

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1

How is one vehicle of a funicular railway connected to the other?

A
By magnet
B
By cable
C
By hook and eye
D
By yoke
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2

The semi-autobiographical Canadian French language films "1981, or the year I became a liar", "1987" and "1991" trace events in the life of the director from the age of 11. Who is he?

A
Atom Egoyan
B
Denis Villeneuve
C
David Cronenberg
D
Ricardo Trogi
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3

Which description fits the Touareg, or Tuareg, people in northern Africa best?

A
Semi-nomadic
B
Pastoralist
C
Marsh-dwelling
D
Urban
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4

Who was the first person, in 1969, to join the Rolling Stones after they had become well-established?

A
Brian Jones
B
Mick Taylor
C
Ronnie Wood
D
Bill Wyman
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5

Who broke the NFL record for the most points in a single season, with 176 points, in 1960?

A
Joe Nuxhall
B
Paul Hornung
C
Richard Hadlee
D
David Beckham
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6

The airship L.19, a World War 1 Zeppelin of the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy) came down in the North Sea while returning from her first bombing raid on the United Kingdom during the night of 1/2 February 1916. What was the controversy following this incident?

A
The crew survived but drowned when a British vessel refused to rescue them
B
3 Dutch rescue vessels were dragged underwater
C
The crew came ashore at Norfolk and shot 5 civilians
D
The flaming wreck sank a German battleship
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7

Which of these species is hermaphrodite?

A
All of them
B
Millipede
C
Slug
D
Cockroach
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