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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 March 2020

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What is the name of the system of lakes, canals and rivers that enables shipping to get from the Atlantic to as far as Duluth, Minnesota, on Lake Superior?

A
Moose River Complex
B
St Lawrence Seaway
C
Beaver Shipping Canal
D
Hudson Bay System
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2

James I of Scotland was crowned how many years after he succeeded to the throne?

A
50
B
1
C
18
D
He was never crowned
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3

The Recording Academy (USA) gave its first Lifetime Achievement Award, to "performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording" in 1963. Who was the first to receive it?

A
Ella Fitzgerald
B
Frank Sinatra
C
Duke Ellington
D
Bing Crosby
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4

Stubble goose is a traditional dish served in places in the Northern Hemisphere to celebrate what?

A
The Festival of Light
B
Michaelmas
C
The first day of winter
D
Labour Day
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5

Robbie Coltrane played a psychologist in which British TV series?

A
Waterbiscuit
B
Cracker
C
Yulelog
D
Plumpudding
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6

What element takes its name from the German word for "evil spirit"?

A
Xenon
B
Bromine
C
Radon
D
Cobalt
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7

The score of which athlete could not be displayed in the 1976 Summer Olympic Games?

A
Nadia Com─âneci, in gymnastics
B
Taru Aso, in shooting
C
Lasse Virén, in long distance running
D
Viktor Saneyev, in triple jump
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