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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 October 2020

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1

How many Mexican states share a land border with the USA?

A
3
B
5
C
4
D
6
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2

Especially in the USA, Canada and Australia, what term is used to describe an elected official approaching the end of their tenure?

A
Porch sitter
B
Filibuster
C
Tail dragger
D
Lame duck
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3

In 1469, the crowns of the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were united by the marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand. This was an important event in the history of which country?

A
India
B
Spain
C
China
D
Japan
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4

What empire is the subject of Dr Shashi Taroor's 2017 book "Inglorious Empire"?

A
The Mongol Empire
B
The Ottoman Empire in Greece
C
The Roman Empire in northern Africa
D
The British Empire in India
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5

Which of these couples are said to be buried at Glastonbury in Somerset, England?

A
Arthur and Guinevere
B
Robin and Marion
C
Victoria and Albert
D
Darby and Joan
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6

Steve Redgrave is most associated with which of these?

A
Rowing
B
Land speed records
C
Show jumping
D
Golf
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7

A theory of the workings of the human body adopted by Greek and Roman physicians and believed until the 19th century was that it was filled with 4 basic substances (black bile, yellow bile, phlegm, and blood). These were collectively known as what?

A
Japes
B
Jokes
C
Jests
D
Humours
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