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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 October 2020

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1

Which is the organisation founded in 1905 and known by the acronym FAI?

A
Food Aid International
B
International Amateur Fencing
C
Farming and Agriculture in India
D
Fédération Aéronautique Internationale
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2

Which of these does not describe "oxidation"?

A
Rust
B
Corrosion
C
Trepidation
D
Formation of oxides
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3

In what is the Smyslov screw used?

A
Shot put
B
Clock making
C
White water rafting
D
Chess
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4

The British child-killer, Mary Bell, a close ally of Adolf Hitler, Albert Speer, and the commandant of the Sobibór and Treblinka extermination camps, Franz Stangl, were all subjects of books by which biographer, historian, and investigative journalist?

A
Gitta Sereny
B
Paul Foot
C
Tom Bower
D
Pallab Ghosh
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5

Why is the most southern part on the South American continent, Cape Horn, so called?

A
It was named by a Dutch sailor who was born in Hoorn
B
It looks like a cow's horn on the map
C
It is populated by many cows
D
The wind through the caves makes a sound like a trumpet
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6

Which of these is a traditional English pantomime?

A
Puss in Boots
B
Mickey in Bloomers
C
Donald in Sailor Suit
D
Daisy in Clover
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7

Eamon de Valera was a politician in which country?

A
Colombia
B
Republic of Ireland
C
France
D
Ecuador
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