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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 July 2020

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1

What kind of TV programme does Professor Brian Cox present?

A
Cooking
B
Art
C
Science
D
Engineering
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2

According to the Bible, what did Samson kill 1,000 Philistines with?

A
A club
B
His bare hands
C
A sword, 3 cubits long
D
An ass's jawbone
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3

Professional American baseball player Toni Stone (1921-1996) was the first what?

A
Hit a 10-triple season
B
To score 10 wins as pitcher in a season
C
Woman to play in the Negro Leagues
D
To achieve 32 catches in a season
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4

Who was the first US president to succeed to the Presidency upon the assassination of his predecessor and the first US President to be impeached?

A
Abraham Lincoln
B
Andrew Johnson
C
Richard Nixon
D
Lyndon Johnson
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5

Which of these is a plucked instrument?

A
Pan pipes
B
Kazoo
C
Didgeridoo
D
Jew's harp
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6

A subspecies of which bird or insect makes an annual migration of - in terms of direct flight - almost 14,500 km (9,000 miles) each way (total 29,000 km, 18,000 miles), each leg of which is non-stop?

A
Arctic tern
B
Monarch butterfly
C
Bar-tailed godwit
D
Sooty shearwater
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7

Where is the Laurentian Fan, or Abyss?

A
Between New Zealand and Australia
B
Between Tierra del Fuego and Antarctica
C
In the Atlantic ocean of the east coast of Canada
D
Along the Atlantic coast of Alaska
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