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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 December 2020

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1

What or who would be an expected inhabitant of a hoosegow?

A
Gypsies
B
Prisoners
C
Cattle
D
Plants
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2

Who, it is said, did similar deals with Dr Faustus, Robert Johnson and Niccolò Paganini?

A
David Lloyd George
B
The devil
C
Theodore Roosevelt
D
Archangel Gabriel
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3

Where does the approximately 1700km mountain chain known in its southern portion as Tenasserim run?

A
In Northern Australia
B
Across Uzbekistan
C
From Tibet to southern Laos
D
From Tibet to part way down the Malay Peninsula
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4

What was the first public library in Europe?

A
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford
B
Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy
C
The Library at La Sorbonne University, Paris
D
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin
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5

Ceramic items are made from what material?

A
Flax
B
Wood
C
Metal
D
Clay
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6

What was the occupation of W.M. Keck who founded an institution, in 2020 a billion dollar one, supporting scientific, engineering and medical research in the United States?

A
Engineer
B
Banker
C
Oil prospector
D
Railway builder
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7

Where are the annual wife-carrying World Championships held?

A
Sweden
B
USA
C
Finland
D
UK
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