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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 July 2020

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1

What is the common name for acetyl-salicylic acid?

A
Baking soda
B
Penicillin
C
Sugar soap
D
Aspirin
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2

How many countries does the approximately 1,750 km (1,087 mi) long River Limpopo flow through or beside?

A
4
B
2
C
3
D
6
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3

On 2 February 1997, Jeremy Sonnenfeld of Nebraska, USA, was the first to be recognised by the American Bowling Congress to do what while playing ten-pin bowling?

A
Roll 40 points in a single game
B
Roll a perfect single game score of 300
C
Roll 10 consecutive strikes
D
Roll 3 perfect games of 300 in a 3-game series
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4

Where was the Mary Celeste headed when she sailed in 1872 but was found adrift and deserted mid-Atlantic less than a month later?

A
The Antarctic
B
USA
C
The Arctic
D
Italy
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5

Who was Mel Gibson's co-star in the "Lethal Weapon" series of films?

A
Eddie Murphy
B
Danny Glover
C
Jamie Foxx
D
Denzel Washington
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6

What publications is the French publishing house Editions Larousse known for?

A
Research on sexual behaviour
B
Gardening advice
C
Dictionaries, encyclopaedias, cuisine books
D
World wildlife research
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7

What word means skill or dexterity in the sense of cunning, deceit and trickery?

A
Skulduggery
B
Prestidigitation
C
Duplicity
D
Sleight
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