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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 July 2020

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Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann was talking about what when he said "I think that in human evolution it has never been as necessary to have this substance. It is just a tool to turn us into what we are supposed to be. ”?

A
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
B
Polythene
C
Teflon
D
Tobacco
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2

What length ribbon is used in rhythmic gymnastics by senior gymnasts?

A
Minimum of 6m (19ft 8in)
B
4m (13ft 2in)
C
10m (32ft 10in)
D
3m (10ft 2in)
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3

What is Yidio?

A
A toy
B
A slang term of abuse
C
An app
D
A poison-tipped arrow
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4

Which is one of the peaks of the Mahālangūr Himāl?

A
Nanda Devi
B
Annapurna I
C
Gangkhar Puensum
D
Mount Everest / Sagarmatha / Chomolungma
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5

What were Blue Danube, Red Beard, Violet Club and Yellow Sun?

A
Games developed in World War I
B
Breeds of 18th century rose
C
British nuclear warheads
D
Chess gambits popular in 16th century China
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6

In 1904 the Russian cruiser "Rossia" used what, the first time it was used by a warship on the high seas during a time of war?

A
Depth charge
B
Aeroplane catapulted off the deck
C
17 inch gun
D
Observation balloon
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7

Dr John Dee (1527 – 1608), English mathematician, philosopher, astrologer, leading expert on navigation, and royal adviser from 1588, also worked in divination and what ?

A
Literary research
B
Alchemy
C
Steam propulsion
D
Identifying genomes
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