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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 October 2019

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1

In 1927 Australian Sir Hubert Wilkins and Carl Ben Eielson were the first to do what?

A
Make a sound film
B
Take a submarine to the North Pole
C
Photograph in the Galapagos Islands
D
Fly a plane to Antarctica, and make the first land-plane descent onto drift ice
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2

Of which of these would be correct to use the phrase "was hanged"?

A
A parliament
B
A painting
C
A side of beef
D
A criminal
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3

J.P.R. Williams played rugby union for which country between 1969 and 1981?

A
Japan
B
South Africa
C
Wales
D
Australia
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4

Who composed the jazz piece "In a Mist" (1927)?

A
Bix Beiderbecke
B
Duke Ellington
C
Jelly Roll Morton
D
Jimmie Rodgers
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5

Which 2018 Marvel Comic superhero film follows the adventures of T'Challa, king and protector of the fictional African nation of Wakanda?

A
Black Panther
B
Black Dog
C
Blackfish
D
Black Caps
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6

What kind of soil type is found thickest, globally, in land near the Missouri River in Iowa, USA, at the edges of the Gobi Desert and beside the Yellow River in China?

A
Loam
B
Loess
C
Peat
D
Clay
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7

What is claimed to be the fastest bird in level flight, (though its record is in dispute from supporters of the White-throated Needletail)?

A
Red-breasted Merganser
B
Peregrine Falcon
C
Swallow
D
Hummingbird
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