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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 October 2020

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1

Before 1945, what was the city of Gdansk called?

A
Cracow
B
Warsaw
C
Vistula
D
Danzig
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2

Who is M's secretary in the James Bond series?

A
Mrs Currency
B
Miss Fortune
C
Miss Moneypenny
D
Miss Stipend
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3

In what Chinese dynasty is gunpowder thought to have been invented?

A
Northern Song Dynasty (960–1127 CE)
B
Western Jin Dynasty (265-317 CE)
C
Tang Dynasty (618-906 CE)
D
Ming Dynasty (1368–1644 CE)
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4

People from which country or area are the first recorded to have settled on the Falkland Islands / Islas Malvinas?

A
Great Britain
B
France
C
Spain
D
Patagonia
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5

What are cytokines?

A
Cell signalling proteins
B
Cells which foster cell to cell binding
C
Chemicals which fight the growth of cancerous tumours
D
Muscles controlling the movement of hairs or spines
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6

As what is the game Sternhalma commonly known?

A
Chinese Checkers, or Chinese Chequers
B
Hop scotch
C
Tiddliwinks
D
Snap
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7

Which of these words came into English from a play by a Czechoslovakian?

A
Sari
B
Verandah
C
Robot
D
Eclat
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