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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 January 2021

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1

Which of these is a term used in tennis?

A
Clean bowled
B
Volley
C
Struck out
D
Forward pass
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2

Which of these English slang words represents the greatest amount of money?

A
Quid
B
Grand
C
Pony
D
Monkey
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3

Who was the first person to win an Oscar playing the role of someone of the opposite sex?

A
Linda (Lydia) Hunt
B
Dustin Hoffmann
C
Robin Williams
D
Sarah Connolly
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4

Under the Treaty of Breda (31 July 1667), negotiated to end the Second Anglo-Dutch War, the Dutch kept the colony of Suriname conquered from the English, and left the English with what area of land?

A
Australia
B
Labrador
C
New Amsterdam
D
Malaya
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5

Lake Tana lies at the head of which major river?

A
Blue Nile
B
Amazon
C
Rhine
D
Danube
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6

Which band in 1992 released its first record, an EP, with the title of "Opiate"; it was self-described as "slam and bang" heavy music?

A
Korn
B
Tool
C
Type O Negative
D
Machine Head
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7

The ancient Greek Antikythera mechanism, retrieved from a shipwreck in 1901 and believed to date from the first century BCE, is similar to which 18th century mechanism?

A
Hesse-Kassel Clock
B
Dondi Clock
C
Orrery
D
Globe of Gottorf
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