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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 November 2020

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1

Who was the third wife of Henry VIII?

A
Joan Collins
B
Jane Seymour
C
Minnie Driver
D
Kate Winslet
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2

Where are the islands called Greene, Herschel, Jack, Kitchener, Russell, St. Joseph, Thibault and Tyson?

A
South Pacific Ocean
B
Lake Huron
C
Ionian Sea
D
North Sea
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3

Where is the pituitary gland?

A
Brain
B
Liver
C
Kidney
D
Spleen
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4

The narrative poem "The Gypsies" (1824) by Alexander Pushkin influenced a novella by Prosper Mérimée (1845), which was the basis for a libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy for which opera that premiered at the Opéra-Comique of Paris in 1875?

A
Die Fledermaus
B
La Traviata
C
Carmen
D
Boris Godunov
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5

On 1 July 1967, what was the first official colour broadcast transmitted on television in the UK?

A
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
B
"Dixon of Dock Green"
C
Wimbledon Gentlemen's Final
D
"Robin Hood"
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6

Before 2012 when was the most recent time the Summer Olympics were held in London, UK?

A
1960
B
1908
C
1944
D
1948
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7

What is the meaning of the second to last word listed in the Oxford dictionary?

A
The product of the union between gametes
B
The study or practice of fermentation in brewing, winemaking, or distilling
C
A beer of ancient Egypt, or the northern peoples
D
The part of gluten insoluble in alcohol
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