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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 September 2020

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Alsace, Aquitaine, Auvergne, Bourgogne, Bretagne, Limousin and Lorraine are all regions of which country?

A
France
B
Germany
C
Spain
D
Canada
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2

Auguste Escoffier was famous for what activity?

A
Underwater exploration
B
Mountaineering
C
Cuisine
D
Motor racing
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3

What does "lugubrious" mean?

A
Likes to sing
B
Dishonest
C
Miserable
D
Talkative
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4

The computer game "Star Wars: Rogue Squadron", released in December 1998, in which the player controls Luke Skywalker as commander of an elite group of X-wing pilots, is set mainly between which two "Star Wars" films?

A
"Episode IV: A New Hope" & "Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back"
B
"Episode II: Attack of the Clones" & "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith"
C
"Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back" & "Episode VI: Return of the Jedi"
D
"Episode I: The Phantom Menace" & "Episode II: Attack of the Clones"
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5

What 1963 political scandal in the UK involved the Secretary of State for War, after he had a brief relationship with the mistress of a Russian spy (a showgirl named Christine Keeler), and lied to the House of Commons about it?

A
The Bay of Pigs Incident
B
The Mystery of Lord Lucan
C
"The Cambridge Five"
D
The Profumo Affair
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6

What does it mean for an insect to be polyphagous?

A
It has a wide variety of foods
B
It has multiple forms
C
It infests parrots
D
It has multiple almost transparent scales
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7

Which US TV series, created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain and a 1963 film starring Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara, was centred on a family in rural Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II?

A
Little House on the Prairie
B
The Waltons
C
The Partridge Family
D
Bonanza
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