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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 August 2020

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1

What was the original title of "The Goon Show"?

A
A Bit of Milligan
B
Idiots at Large
C
Spike and Friends
D
Crazy People
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2

What are some of the main tools of synthetic geometry?

A
Synthesising functions in geometry, trigonometry and calculus
B
Coordinate systems and formulae
C
Axiomatic methods, straight edge, compass
D
Synthesising functions in geometry, logarithms, and calculus
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3

Serendib, or Serendip, is one of the former names of which country?

A
Japan
B
Thailand
C
Bhutan
D
Sri Lanka
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4

Which of these is a master woodcarver, famous for his work with Christopher Wren?

A
Jack Coutu
B
Advent Hunstone
C
Grinling Gibbons
D
Werburgh Welch
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5

What is the last book of the Christian Bible's New Testament?

A
Future Shock
B
Exodus
C
Salvation
D
Revelation
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6

In relation to what would the term "poohsticks" be used?

A
Mock fencing
B
Racing sticks or stalks in a river, steam or creek
C
Gardening stakes
D
Fire building
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7

Which company declared bankruptcy in 2001 despite winning the title of America's most innovative company annually from 1996 to 2001?

A
Pan American Airlines
B
Barings Bank
C
Paramount Pictures
D
Enron
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