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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 July 2020

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1

India's first victory in a Test match with England coincided with what else?

A
The new Constitution of the independent India came into force
B
The ascent of Mt Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
C
The death of King George VI
D
Jawaharlal Nehru was elected Prime Minister under India's new constitution
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2

What is the overall term for the gases which surround a planet?

A
Mantle
B
Air
C
Atmosphere
D
Cloak
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3

In Rudyard Kipling's story of The Elephant's Child in his "Just So Stories" which was the "great grey-green, greasy" river?

A
Nile
B
Zambezi
C
Limpopo
D
Congo
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4

In the use "to have done" something, what is the grammatical term for the "have"?

A
Auxiliary verb
B
Modal verb
C
Adverb
D
Proverb
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5

Which of these musicals was the earliest to be staged?

A
Cats
B
Aspects of Love
C
Hello, Dolly
D
Godspell
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6

Canadian Florence Nightingale Graham dropped out of nursing school in Toronto and joined her elder brother in New York City, working as a bookkeeper for the E.R. Squibb Pharmaceuticals Company. By what name is she better known?

A
Florence Nightingale
B
Helena Rubinstein
C
Elizabeth Arden
D
Estée Lauder
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7

The first European landfall was made on the continent of Australia by Willem Janszoon in what year?

A
1606
B
1703
C
1642
D
1695
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