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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 December 2020

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In late September 2020, the island state of Tasmania, Australia, became a matter of international interest because of what?

A
The beaching of about 470 pilot whales
B
Almost complete destruction by forest fires
C
A mining disaster
D
Major flooding, where 4 months rain fell in 24 hours
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2

Where is Ge'ez found?

A
Northern Egypt
B
Ethiopia and Eritrea
C
Israel
D
Iran
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3

What is the setting for the Steven Spielberg film "Jaws"?

A
Amity Island
B
Bodega Bay
C
Black Lake, Maine
D
Haddonfield, Illinois
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4

The Belgian Revolution of 1830-31 resulted in the secession of Belgium from what country?

A
Spain
B
The Netherlands
C
Germany
D
Sweden
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5

In the long jump at the 1968 Olympic Games held at Mexico City, which American athlete set a world record that would stand for 23 years?

A
Bob Beamon
B
Klaus Beer
C
Ralph Boston
D
Bob Seagram
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6

"The Wealth of Nations", published 1776, sets out one of the world's first collected descriptions of what builds nations' wealth, and reflections on economics at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, of what author?

A
Adam Smith
B
John Keynes
C
Josiah Child
D
Milton Friedman‎
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7

Which of these is an integer?

A
The square root of 26
B
2.6
C
26 percent
D
0
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