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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 March 2020

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According to J. R. R. Tolkien the term "hobbit" in his books was derived from two Old English words meaning what?

A
Strong adventurer
B
Short and hairy
C
To build a hole or hollow
D
Little big foot
Select from the options above.
2

What term applies to an engine comprising two banks of four cylinders inclined towards each other, with a common crankshaft?

A
ABS
B
DOHC-EFI
C
Diesel
D
V8
Select from the options above.
3

Billy Blaze, an 8-year-old genius who constructed a spaceship in his backyard from old soup cans and other household objects called "The Bean-with-Bacon Megarocket", puts on his brother's football helmet and becomes what character in a video game series?

A
Commander Keen
B
Pac Man
C
Bomberman
D
Rockford
Select from the options above.
4

For the Republic of South Africa, the city of Johannesburg is what?

A
Its administrative capital
B
The seat of its National Parliament and its legislative capital
C
Its principal port
D
The seat of its Constitutional Court
Select from the options above.
5

Which cartoon series relies on the voices of Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis & Mike Henry?

A
King of the Hill
B
The Flintstones
C
The Simpsons
D
Family Guy
Select from the options above.
6

What was the name given to the largest alluvial gold nugget discovered by John Deason and Richard Oates at Moliagul, Victoria, Australia on 5 February 1869?

A
Digger's Friend
B
Welcome Stranger
C
Victoria's Secret
D
The Koh-i-Noor
Select from the options above.
7

Actor John Wayne is mostly associated with what type of film?

A
Western
B
Romance
C
Period drama
D
Documentary
Select from the options above.
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