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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 December 2019

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1

Approximately how far is the moon from Earth?

A
1.1 million miles
B
550,000 miles
C
240,000 miles
D
760,000 miles
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2

Which 1943 film concerns the lynching of three suspected murderers (played by Dana Andrews, Anthony Quinn and Francis Ford) by a mob (played by Frank Conroy, Marc Lawrence and Jane Darwell, among others)?

A
The Grapes Of Wrath
B
The Ox-bow Incident
C
Stagecoach
D
They Died With Their Boots On
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3

Which of these airlines is based in Ireland?

A
Ryanair
B
Lufthansa
C
Aeroflot
D
KLM
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4

Who was the Greek goddess of victory daughter of Pallas represented as a winged figure wreathed or palm bearing sometimes guiding victors' horses?

A
Adidas
B
Nike
C
Diana
D
Venus
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5

In chess, what piece is allowed to jump over other pieces?

A
Burgomaster
B
Squire
C
Mayor
D
Knight
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6

What was the fate of Vidkun Quisling, a Norwegian who helped Germany to invade and conquer Norway in 1940?

A
He was assassinated outside his house
B
He was convicted of treason and shot
C
He was drowned in his bath by British agents
D
He was accidentally killed in the invasion
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7

Which of these countries does not have a Pacific coastline?

A
South Africa
B
New Zealand
C
Chile
D
Japan
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