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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 October 2020

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1

What is a polytunnel used for?

A
Painting
B
Electrical work
C
Surgery
D
Gardening
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2

Eye of newt, toe of frog, wool of bat, tongue of dog, lizard's leg, owlet's wing, scale of dragon, tooth of wolf, liver of blaspheming Jew, gall of goat, slips of yew, nose of Turk and Tartar's lips were some of the ingredients for a famous preparation made by whom?

A
Mrs Beaton
B
Jamie Oliver
C
Hop Sing
D
The Three Witches
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3

What author introduced the character of Oskar Matzerath with a piercing shriek?

A
Günter Grass
B
Thomas Mann
C
Seamus Heaney
D
William Shakespeare
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4

What Scottish city is at the confluence of the rivers Dee and Don?

A
Glasgow
B
Aberdeen
C
Edinburgh
D
Inverness
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5

Who was the "fourth man" in the scandal that rocked the British Government between 1951 and 1963 when it was discovered that members of the Foreign Office and Intelligence Services were spies for the Russians?

A
Donald MacLean
B
Kim Philby
C
Guy Burgess
D
Anthony Blunt
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6

In the late 1800s, the steam powered Bell-Coleman machine was fitted to ships to provide what?

A
Heating for passengers
B
Drive to propellers
C
Power to drive winches
D
Refrigeration
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7

Which of these, in the 1967 AFL season, became the first quarterback to pass more than 4,000 yards in a season?

A
Louis Armstrong
B
Ben Casey
C
Ken Rosewall
D
Joe Namath
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