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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 October 2020

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1

What did Twitter establish as the maximum number of characters (including spaces) that can be used in a "tweet"?

A
160
B
120
C
140
D
180
Select from the options above.
2

Who, in Formula One, between 2006 and 2010, was the youngest Formula One driver to: drive at a Grand Prix meeting, score points, lead a race, secure pole position, win a race and win the championship?

A
Jenson Button
B
Lewis Hamilton
C
Sebastian Vettel
D
Fernando Alonso
Select from the options above.
3

Who was the Roman goddess of poetry, medicine, wisdom, commerce, weaving, crafts, magic, and the inventor of music?

A
Minerva
B
Pomfrey
C
Voldemort
D
Hagrid
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these US prisons is still operational?

A
Lincoln Heights Jail, Los Angeles, California
B
Alcatraz, San Francisco, California
C
Sing Sing, Ossining, New York
D
Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Select from the options above.
5

Which film was notable for the legal battle that ensued when first Madonna then Kim Basinger backed out of the title role, and for winning a "Worst Director" award for David Lynch at the Golden Raspberry Awards?

A
Skippy Pulls It Off
B
Million Dollar Baby
C
Boxing Helena
D
Rockette IV
Select from the options above.
6

Who was mayor of New York at the time of the attacks on the World Trade Centre in 2001?

A
Edward I. Koch
B
David Dinkins
C
Rudolph Giuliani
D
Michael Bloomberg
Select from the options above.
7

What do custard, paint, melted butter and shampoo have in common?

A
They have a magnetic field of at least 20 milliGauss
B
They contain starch
C
They are based on egg-white
D
They are non-Newtonian fluids
Select from the options above.
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