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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 August 2020

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1

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Slovakia
B
Lithuania
C
Latvia
D
Denmark
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2

In "The Sound of Music", which of these items did not feature in Maria's list of "Favourite Things"?

A
Gold rings
B
Raindrops
C
Packages
D
Mittens
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3

Which of these is a localised, blood-filled dilation of a blood vessel caused by disease or weakening of the vessel wall that most commonly occurs in arteries at the base of the brain and in the aorta?

A
Aneurism
B
Plagiarism
C
Autism
D
Recidivism
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4

To whom was the quote "Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all" first ascribed?

A
Akhenaten, Pharaoh of Egypt (died 1336 or 1334 BCE)
B
George Washington (1732-1799)
C
Alexander the Great, of Macedon (356-323 BCE)
D
Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
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5

Which Canadian actor and musician appeared on the video accompanying Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" when it was released in 1983?

A
Dan Akroyd
B
John Belushi
C
John Candy
D
Michael J. Fox
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6

Where is a diaeresis, or dieresis, used?

A
In written English
B
In chemical analyses
C
To describe the patterns on a tortoise's shell
D
As an adjunct to oxygen supply equipment
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7

The American game Halma, inspired by the English game Hoppity devised in 1854, is played on what shape board?

A
Diamond
B
Circular
C
Star
D
Square
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