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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 December 2020

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1

The expression "you can does not necessarily mean you should" is a direct opposite of which of these common expressions?

A
Might is right
B
Possession is nine-tenths of the law
C
Technology is a two-edged sword
D
If something is worth doing it is worth doing well
Select from the options above.
2

If you travelled directly west from Luanda, Angola, which of these countries would you reach first?

A
Brazil
B
Iceland
C
Canada
D
Chile
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3

When Olof Palme, Prime Minister of his country at the time, died in 1986 what was the cause?

A
He was hit by a falling branch
B
He had a heart attack
C
He tripped over a dog and hit his head
D
He was shot
Select from the options above.
4

In 2005, what major sporting event was delayed 25 minutes due to the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles?

A
Cricket test match, England v West Indies
B
F A Cup
C
World Snooker Championship final
D
Grand National
Select from the options above.
5

The grandson of Sigmund Freud, Jewish and taken to Britain from an increasingly dangerous Germany in 1933, specialised later in what kind of work?

A
Still life
B
German landscape
C
Depictions of dreams
D
Portraiture
Select from the options above.
6

Erysipelas is also known sometimes as what?

A
Folliculitis
B
Impetigo
C
St. Anthony's fire
D
St. Elmo's Fire
Select from the options above.
7

Which British Monarch bought Buckingham House, later substantially remodelled as Buckingham Palace, for a royal residence?

A
Charles II
B
Anne
C
George III
D
George IV
Select from the options above.
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