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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 October 2020

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1

"O Look" is the manuscript of which work published in 1929 by the celebrated American writer Thomas Wolfe?

A
Of Time and the River
B
Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life
C
The Lost Boy
D
From Death to Morning
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2

Which of these is a town in Ireland that is famous for the manufacture of crystal glass?

A
Delft
B
Chippendale
C
Honiton
D
Waterford
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3

When Winston Churchill said "Now this is not the end, nor is it even the beginning of the end, but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning", which event was he talking about?

A
The Charge of the Light Brigade
B
The Battle of Waterloo
C
The Battle of the Bulge
D
The Second Battle of El Alamein
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4

Which of these is the first known in the West to be associated with power of steam?

A
Aeolipile
B
Architonnerre
C
Miner's Friend
D
Newcomen engine
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5

What was the catch-cry of the Three Musketeers?

A
La plume de ma tante est dans le jardin
B
Honi soit qui mal y pense
C
Tous pour un, un pour tous
D
Je pense donc je suis
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6

Who wrote "The Naked Ape" and "The Human Zoo"?

A
Stephen Hawking
B
Desmond Morris
C
David Attenborough
D
P J O'Rourke
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7

Why was Formula One's 1975 Grand Prix round in Spain stopped permanently mid race?

A
One of the cars crashed and then flew over a barrier killing 5 spectators
B
A nearby crane toppled onto the track, severely damaging more than half the cars
C
There was a bomb scare
D
Too many drivers did not like the safety set-up and retired after the initial two or three rounds
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