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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 May 2020

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1

The astronauts on the International Space Station speak several different languages both between themselves and to people on Earth; what language or languages are seen as official on the Station?

A
English and Russian
B
American English
C
Esperanto
D
English, French, Japanese, Hindi, Mandarin, Russian
Select from the options above.
2

Sergeant Cuff features as a detective in which of these?

A
A Study in Scarlet (1887) by Arthur Conan Doyle
B
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841)y Edgar Allan Poe
C
The Moonstone (1868) by Wilkie Collins
D
Clouds of Witness (1926) by Dorothy Sayers
Select from the options above.
3

In what area did Herman Mohl form his company, in early 18th century Britain, which was still operating when bought in 1922 by a company which markets razors and other personal care products?

A
Making dress canes
B
Making hair brushes, clothes brushes and shaving brushes
C
Making snuff whisks and containers
D
Making hollow-ground swords
Select from the options above.
4

With what sport are Donald Bradman, Stewie Dempster, Sid Barnes, Graeme Pollock, George Headley, and Herbert Sutcliffe associated?

A
Baseball
B
American Football
C
Cricket
D
Rugby Union
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these animals is known for making a laughing sound?

A
Giraffe
B
Rat
C
Hyena
D
Lion
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a nickname for Boston, Massachusetts, USA?

A
Beantown
B
Motor City
C
The City of Sails
D
The City of Sidewalks
Select from the options above.
7

In December 2019 the wreck of what ship was discovered close to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas); it had sunk in battle almost exactly 105 years earlier carrying down the Vice Admiral of its fleet?

A
HMS Sheffield
B
HMS Monmouth
C
ARA General Belgrano
D
SMS Scharnhorst
Select from the options above.
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