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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 May 2020

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1

Portree is the principal town on which island?

A
Skye
B
Cyprus
C
Isle of Man
D
Malta
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2

What highly flammable metal, easy to ignite when powdered, producing a brilliant white light, and difficult to extinguish, being able to burn in both nitrogen and carbon dioxide, was used in incendiary weapons for firebombing cities in World War II and as a source of illumination in the early days of photography?

A
Lime
B
Magnesium
C
Charcoal
D
Silicon
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3

Which of the following is not a letter found in the Greek alphabet?

A
A
B
X
C
J
D
K
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4

Who was Mr Ed's owner in the TV series featuring a talking horse?

A
Richie
B
Jeannie
C
Samantha
D
Wilbur
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5

What is the relationship between Irish folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist Christy Moore and Irish folk-rock singer-songwriter Luka Bloom?

A
Father and son
B
Brothers
C
Uncle and nephew
D
Partners
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6

At what were the Allies and the US aiming in their Operation Market Garden in 1944 in World War II?

A
Creating an invasion route from the Netherlands into northern Germany
B
Liberating the Dutch cities of Eindhoven and Nijmegen
C
To defeat and expel Japanese forces from the Philippines
D
Carrying food and supplies to Berlin
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7

Colin Meads played rugby union for which country?

A
New Zealand
B
Wales
C
Australia
D
South Africa
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