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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 January 2020

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1

Entomology is the study of what?

A
Birds
B
Words
C
Insects
D
Maps
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2

What does the word "enormity" imply?

A
Tallness
B
A great size
C
Something serious and/or morally bad or criminal
D
Larger than usual girth
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3

Who captained the "Endeavour" and the "Resolution" on 3 voyages to the Pacific in 1768–71, 1772–75 and 1776–79?

A
John Butler
B
James Cook
C
Jeffrey Valet
D
Jack Maid
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4

In the Republican calendar, introduced after the French Revolution, how many days were there in a week?

A
5
B
10
C
7.5
D
365 / 10 * 5.5
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5

What is the name of Foyle's driver/protégé in the UK TV series "Foyle's War (2002-2015)?

A
Sam
B
Joe
C
Paul
D
Tom
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6

Which of these countries on the North American isthmus has only one coastline?

A
El Salvador
B
Mexico
C
Costa Rica
D
Honduras
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7

The Wimbledon tennis tournament that takes place annually in late June and early July runs for how long?

A
Three weeks
B
Two weeks
C
Ten days
D
Fifteen days
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