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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 October 2020

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What needlework technique incorporating features of embroidery, cutwork and needle lace, popular in England in the 19th century, is characterised by patterns composed of small holes or eyelets bound with overcast or buttonhole stitches?

A
Broderie Anglaise
B
Parisian stitch
C
Buttonholing
D
Sashiko quilting
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2

In 2010 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, who beat England's Jonny Wilkinson's record for scoring 1178 points in test match rugby?

A
Dan Carter
B
Sonny Boy Williams
C
Morne Steyn
D
James O'connor
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3

Maine Coon, Munchkin, Oriental Shorthair, Persian, Ragamuffin, Russian Blue, Siamese, Siberian, Snowshoe, Sphynx, Tonkinese and Manx are all breeds of what?

A
Dog
B
Cat
C
Horse
D
Pig
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4

The successive black notes on a piano is an example of what?

A
Pentatonic scale
B
An aria
C
An octave
D
A major key
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5

Which of these rivers runs through Denver, Colorado, USA?

A
Mississippi
B
Salt River
C
Ohio River
D
Platte River
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6

What was the name of the German troops that were sent to assist General Franco in the Spanish Civil War?

A
The Eagle Squad
B
The Condor Legion
C
Franco's Force
D
The Brown Shirts
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7

Widely known for his work on British television, for co-founding the Materials Library, and for talks on aesthetics in the arts and sciences, Mark Miodownik has a doctorate in what?

A
Mediaeval French theatre
B
Particle physics
C
Liberal arts
D
Turbine jet engine alloys
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