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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 June 2020

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1

Whose birth and death are commemorated on the same day?

A
Kings and Queens of England
B
Buddha
C
William Shakespeare
D
George Washington
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2

In track and field competitions, what object weighing 16 pounds (7.26 kg) is thrown in the men's competition?

A
Javelin
B
Discus
C
Hammer
D
Gumboot
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3

One of the longest running science experiments in the world stands in the 3rd floor lift foyer of the Department of Physics at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. What is it?

A
Dripping bitumen
B
A continuously ringing electric bell, set up in 1840
C
A clock, built in 1864, which has never been manually wound
D
To determine after how many years whether seeds will sprout after remaining dormant
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4

Which of these singers is identified with the song "My Way"?

A
Frank Sinatra
B
Nat King Cole
C
Louis Armstrong
D
Madonna
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5

Until Tony Blair's prime ministership, which of Britain's Labour Prime Ministers was in office for the longest continuous term?

A
Ramsay MacDonald
B
Harold Wilson
C
James Callaghan
D
Clement Attlee
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6

Where are gabions likely to be found?

A
In the bed of a river or stream
B
As part of clerical vestments
C
In support structures for roads or landscaping
D
In cuisine
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7

The Western Ghats run down the coast of which country?

A
Saudi Arabia
B
China
C
India
D
Pakistan
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