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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 July 2020

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1

What was the stage name of Mary O'Brien?

A
Kirsty Alley
B
Dusty Springfield
C
Busty Summerlea
D
Rusty Greer
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2

Along the Bight of Benin in West Africa, what did European traders formerly call the coastal area between the Volta River in Ghana and the Lagos Lagoon in Nigeria?

A
Pepper Coast
B
Slave Coast
C
Gold Coast
D
Windward Coast
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3

In 1970, where did the authorities attempt to dispose of the rotting carcass of a beached sperm whale with explosives, which threw guts and chunks of whale flesh over 800 ft (up to 250 m) away?

A
Santa Barbara, California
B
Miami Beach, Florida
C
Near Florence, Oregon
D
Gulf of Mexico, near New Orleans
Select from the options above.
4

From 1988 to 1991 The Traveling Wilburys were active as a group; who formed the group?

A
Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison and Tom Petty
B
Judi Dench, Celia Imrie, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen
C
Vidal Sassoon and Mr Kenneth
D
Bobby Flay, Rachel Ray and Guy Fieri
Select from the options above.
5

What peace treaty, signed on 28 June 1919, officially ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers after World War I?

A
The Treaty of London
B
The Treaty of Versailles
C
The Treaty of Moscow
D
The Treaty of Lausanne
Select from the options above.
6

In 2001, American Dennis Tito was the first person to do what?

A
Be a space tourist
B
Run 1500 metres in under 3 minutes 30 seconds
C
Fly a microlight around the world
D
Satisfactorily explain the creation of "black holes"
Select from the options above.
7

What is an expression used to describe across a number of different sports the apparent loss of certain fine motor skills seemingly without explanation?

A
The jerks
B
Dartitis
C
The staggers
D
The yips
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