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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 October 2020

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1

Bourke's Luck Potholes and God's Window are part of what African ecoregion?

A
Chizarira National Park
B
The Drakensberg
C
Halfaya Pass
D
Witwatersrand
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2

Which of these was no longer an Olympic sport in 2012 but was restored for the 2020 Games?

A
Handball
B
Curling
C
Snowboarding
D
Softball
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3

From medieval times in Germany, what is the literal translation of "junkers", a term still in use today?

A
Rubbish collectors
B
Young aristocrats
C
Pilots
D
Apprentices
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4

What profession was Cemal Kaşıkçı, who was murdered in the Saudi Arabia consulate in Turkey in October 2018?

A
Journalist
B
Cleaner
C
Architect
D
Soldier
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5

Whose novels "Northanger Abbey" and "Persuasion" were published posthumously in 1818, and who died before completing one that was eventually called "Sanditon"?

A
Jane Seymour
B
Jane Austen
C
Lady Jane Grey
D
Calamity Jane
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6

Who made two series of engravings based on two series of his paintings, called "A Rake's Progress" and "A Harlot's Progress"?

A
Pablo Picasso
B
M C Escher
C
Ronald Searle
D
William Hogarth
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7

Which is a potentially serious disease of cattle, sheep, deer, goats, llamas and alpacas (but not horses)?

A
Scrapie
B
Facial eczema
C
Orf
D
West Nile virus
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