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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 October 2020

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1

The most southerly point of England is at the tip of what peninsula?

A
The Worm
B
The Snake
C
The Lizard
D
The Spider
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2

The early use of the new technology of the wireless telegram helped British police to capture whom on 31 July 1910?

A
Lord Lucan
B
Dr Crippen
C
John Dillinger
D
Salvatore Maranzano
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3

Who were Box and Cox, collaborating English songwriters and performers who, in 1947, established the music publisher Box and Cox Publications?

A
Elton Boz and Desmond Cox
B
Noel Gay (Stanley Hill) & Frank Eyton
C
Christian Ludwig Boxberg & Chiara Margarita Cozzolani
D
Ivor Novello & Billy Reid
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4

Pi squared is closest to which of these numbers?

A
10
B
9
C
11
D
7
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5

If you were watching a contest in the first century AD and heard the phrase "morituri te salutant" where would you be?

A
In China
B
At a Greek festival
C
Watching a Roman staged naval battle
D
Asleep
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6

What name is given to the first person to enter a house in the New Year?

A
First header
B
First footer
C
First margin
D
First alignment
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7

Plain unglazed pottery is often termed as what?

A
Trachea
B
Tahoma
C
Terracotta
D
Tijuana
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