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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 May 2020

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1

Who was the first female gymnast from outside Eastern Europe to win the Olympic all-around title?

A
Carly Patterson
B
Mary Lou Retton
C
Hong Un Jong
D
Émilie Le Pennec
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2

What is the most accurate description of the words "of" and "from" in, respectively, the expressions "comprised of" and "from whence"?

A
Conjunctions
B
Oxymorons
C
Redundant
D
Affirmative
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3

"Just So Stories for Little Children" (1902) is concerned with what?

A
Tales of how animals acquired their various distinctive characteristics
B
Dinner etiquette
C
Cautionary tales
D
Science experiments
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4

The capital of the U S A, Washington, DC, is bordered by Maryland and which other state?

A
Pennsylvania
B
Virginia
C
New York
D
Maine
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5

What is the next in the series: Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Gambia, Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius

A
Swaziland
B
Zimbabwe
C
Tanzania
D
Ghana
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6

Which British inventor, industrial designer, and entrepreneur is known for vacuum cleaners?

A
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
B
Sir Richard Branson
C
Sir Keith Murdoch
D
Sir James Dyson
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7

What does the chemical symbol "Au" stand for?

A
Silver
B
Aluminium
C
Gold
D
Titanium
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