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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 July 2020

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1

PADI Worldwide, which has its corporate headquarters in California, USA, is concerned with what?

A
Ironman contests
B
Athletics
C
Diving
D
Polo
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2

What is a fillip?

A
A move to turn something over
B
An explosive flick of the finger
C
A ballcock
D
A white blaze on a horse's forehead
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3

Schwann cells, or neurilemma, react with neuron axons to form what kind of sheath round the axons?

A
Pericardium
B
Epimysium
C
Zuckerkandl's fascia
D
Myelin
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4

Which American brig was discovered in mid-ocean in 1872, seaworthy and under partial sail but deserted?

A
Mary Rose
B
Mary Celeste
C
The Queen Mary
D
Dei Gratia
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5

Which play was described by its author as a comedy with elements of farce but was directed for its debut at the Moscow Art Theatre on 17 January 1904 as a tragedy?

A
The Seagull
B
The Bear
C
On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco
D
The Cherry Orchard
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6

The tributaries of which river are the Olifants River (Elephant River), the Shashe River, Mzingwane River, Crocodile River, Mwenezi River and Luvuhu River?

A
The Limpopo
B
The Zambezi
C
The Orinoco
D
The Amazon
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7

What was the original surname of T E Shaw, an RAF aircraftsman who was killed in a motorbike accident in 1935?

A
Lawrence
B
Churchill
C
Astor
D
Mountbatten
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