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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 July 2020

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1

What phrase means "on the brink of failure"?

A
Down the road
B
Over the hill
C
Up the creek
D
In the dog box
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2

Which of these is not a lifeline in the standard format of the TV game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"?

A
Phone a friend
B
Pass
C
Fifty fifty
D
Ask the audience
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3

In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Katherine Region?

A
Queensland
B
South Australia
C
Western Australia
D
Northern Territory
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4

Which of these people has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony award?

A
Elaine Paige
B
Julia Roberts
C
Elizabeth Taylor
D
Liza Minnelli
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5

Which is a collection of mediaeval poetic and dramatic texts, from Occitania, France, England, Scotland, Aragon, Castile, and the Holy Roman Empire, from the (mainly) 11th century?

A
Carmina Burana
B
Carmina Cantabrigiensia
C
Carmina Gadelica
D
Carmina Slovenica
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6

When did the United Kingdom convert to decimal currency?

A
25 March 1949
B
29 December 1963
C
15 February 1971
D
1 January 1988
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7

Tadpoles of the amphibians Bufo bufo, members of the Dendrobatidae family, and Bufo marinus have what in common?

A
They are carried in the female parent's mouth
B
They are raised in trees, in small pools formed in epiphytes
C
They are carried on the back of a male parent
D
They are poisonous
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