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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 September 2020

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Which song contains the following characters: a banker who never wore a mac even in the pouring rain, a fireman with an hourglass and a portrait of the Queen in his pocket, a pretty nurse who sold poppies from a tray, & a barber who had photographs of heads he'd worked on?

A
Strawberry Fields
B
Penny Lane
C
Eleanor Rigby
D
Dr Robert
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2

The Mason-Dixon line, originally surveyed to define the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland, is along which longitude?

A
50th parallel
B
40th parallel
C
30th parallel
D
45th parallel
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3

Who won a Best Actor Oscar for the 1996 film "Shine"?

A
Humphrey Bogart
B
Brad Pitt
C
Clint Eastwood
D
Geoffrey Rush
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4

What is the name for about 70 species of insect native to New Zealand that can grow as long as 100 mm (4 in) not including the legs and antennae, and weigh about 20-30 g (1 to 3/4 of an ounce)?

A
Dempa
B
Weta
C
Moysta
D
Ratti
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5

What Christian festival commemorates the coming of the Three Wise Men to Bethlehem?

A
Pentecost
B
Annunciation
C
Epiphany
D
Palm Sunday
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6

What name was given to the predominant type of 20th-century battleship, with an 'all-big-gun' armament & steam turbine propulsion, that was named after the first of the kind, launched by the Royal Navy in 1906?

A
Frayed-knot
B
Fearnowt
C
Whistlenow
D
Dreadnought
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7

What computer game was invented by Toru Iwatani, first released in Japan in May 1980?

A
Space Invaders
B
Tetris
C
Pac-Man
D
Ping pong
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