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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 December 2020

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1

What was a "sawyer"?

A
A guard
B
Someone who sawed wood
C
An itinerant sharpener of tools
D
A horse wrangler at an inn
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2

Which of these was a journalist whose investigation into the drug trade in Dublin led to her murder in 1996, the subject of a 2003 film starring Cate Blanchett?

A
Veronica Guerin
B
Vera Drake
C
Erin Brockovich
D
Rosebud
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3

Which two teams set a record for the total number of points (96) scored in an NFL playoff match when they met in January 2010?

A
Arizona Cardinals and the Green Bay Packers
B
Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints
C
Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles
D
San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots
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4

What can the Valsalva manoeuvre be used for?

A
To treat symptoms of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
B
To clear an airway of obstruction
C
To relieve muscle cramp
D
To clear or equalise pressure between ears and sinuses after change of pressure, e.g. after diving
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5

What part of the USA is known as "Tinseltown"?

A
Hollywood
B
Las Vegas
C
Dallas
D
Phoenix
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6

What was Britbox's first original drama series released in the US?

A
Spitting Image
B
The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco
C
The Wheel in Space
D
Hemlock Grove
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7

What is the current name of the country that was ruled by the Pahlavi dynasty from 1925 to 1979?

A
Iran
B
Greece
C
Spain
D
The Netherlands
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