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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 May 2020

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1

What musical instrument is used to indicate that someone has "cooked the books"?

A
Cornet
B
Oboe
C
Clarinet
D
Fiddle
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2

Colca Canyon in Peru is famous as one of the world's ...?

A
Shortest
B
Deepest
C
Bluest
D
Most filled with waterfalls
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3

What medieval coin, first minted around 1140 by Roger II of Sicily, was adopted by Florence in 1252 and Venice in 1283, and was in use in Austria-Hungary until 1914?

A
Shekel
B
Ducat
C
Sovereign
D
Groat
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4

Which of these is a professional boxer who became world heavyweight champion in 1962 by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the first round?

A
Sonny Liston
B
Sonny Bono
C
Sunny Side
D
Sunny Brooke
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5

What part of the human body is a linctus designed to help?

A
Throat
B
Skin
C
Hair
D
Stomach
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6

Chen Cheng-po and Ran In-ting (Lan Yin Ding) are celebrated artists who grew up and painted during the Japanese occupation of where?

A
Manchuria
B
Mongolia
C
Northern China
D
Taiwan
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7

Which of these was an English actor who featured in several Ealing Comedies, including "The Lavender Hill Mob", "The Ladykillers", "The Man in the White Suit" and "Kind Hearts and Coronets" (in which he played 8 characters)?

A
Terence Rigby
B
Alec Guinness
C
Peter Sellers
D
Ralph Richardson
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