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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 October 2020

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1

What happened when Sigurd, or Siegfried, according to the Eddic poem Fáfnismál, killed the dragon Fafnir and tasted its heart's blood?

A
He could understand the language of the birds
B
He turned into a dragon
C
He became super strong
D
He could breathe under water
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2

Most South America countries export titanium, used in multiple applications worldwide including in strong, lightweight alloys for aerospace (jet engines, missiles, and spacecraft); which of those countries exports most (in $ value)?

A
Chile
B
Argentina
C
Colombia
D
Brazil
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3

Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is mainly set in what city?

A
Vancouver
B
Venice
C
Vatican
D
Verona
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4

The internal angles of a triangle add up to how many degrees?

A
180
B
360
C
1080
D
540
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5

Whose autobiography was entitled "A Long Walk to Freedom"?

A
Mao Zedong
B
Mikhail Gorbachev
C
Nelson Mandela
D
Sitting Bull
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6

Who, after a distinguished cricketing career, in his last ever test match innings was bowled out for a duck by Eric Hollies?

A
Brad Pitt
B
Don Bradman
C
Pittman Short
D
Shawn Johnson
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7

Which country became independent from the United Kingdom on 14 August 1947, and became a republic in 1956?

A
Sri Lanka
B
Bangladesh
C
India
D
Pakistan
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