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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 July 2020

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1

Which continent lies directly to the east of Europe?

A
Africa
B
North America
C
Asia
D
Australia
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2

In biology, what is the term "sympatric" applied to?

A
Distinct animal species which show very similar external characteristics
B
Non-aggressive insect species
C
Related but distinct species or populations in the same or overlapping ranges
D
Normally warring species which have developed a way to inhabit the same area in peace
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3

At the official opening ceremony of which building, on 29 March 1871, did the Prince of Wales take the place of the Queen to declare it open?

A
St Paul's Cathedral
B
Hogwarts
C
Palace of Westminster
D
Royal Albert Hall
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4

Which of these was a popular comedy duo in the 1970s and '80s?

A
Dean Martin and Jerry Built
B
Laurel and Harvey
C
Morecambe and Weiss
D
Cheech and Chong
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5

What is the profession of the two main characters in Luc Besson's 1985 film "Le Grand Bleu", or "The Big Blue"?

A
Astronauts
B
Marine biologists
C
Sky divers
D
Freedivers
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6

What is the popular name for the ancient Egyptian works generally inscribed on papyrus and placed in coffins of nobility and royalty?

A
Book of the Dead
B
The Domesday Book
C
The Dead Sea Scrolls
D
Mother Goose
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7

Which regatta is a challenge-driven series of match races between two yachts?

A
Russia's Shield
B
England's Trophy
C
Somalia's Plate
D
America’s Cup
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