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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 June 2020

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1

Jesse Owens represented which country at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin?

A
Germany
B
USA
C
Australia
D
Ireland
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2

Where in Africa is the Great Escarpment, which surrounds a plateau part of which is known as the Great Karoo?

A
Southern Africa
B
Mali
C
Egypt
D
Zambia
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3

What is the title given to the widow of the holder of a title which has been passed on to another?

A
Princess
B
Spinster
C
Widow
D
Dowager
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4

In cartography, the method by which a spherical shape is represented as a rectangle was invented by whom?

A
Gerardus Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Francis Drake
D
Erasmus
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5

What is the approximate speed of light in miles per second?

A
465,000
B
372,000
C
93,000
D
186,000
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6

Who is next in the series Hugo Speer, Ben Miller, Kris Marshall, Ardal O'Hanlon…?

A
Neil Morrissey
B
Ralf Little
C
Douglas Henshall
D
Hugh Laurie
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7

The 21st century term "pink tide" is used in discussions about what?

A
Children with Kawasaki Disease during the COVID-19 pandemic
B
Perceived turn to left wing ideologies in 21st century Latin American countries
C
Spread of toxic algae
D
Weather forecasting
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