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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 January 2021

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1

What is the country of origin of the cheese called "caerphilly"?

A
Greece
B
Netherlands
C
USA
D
Wales
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2

What was the "job" referred to in the UK TV series "No Job For a Lady" (1990-92 ), in which Dame Penelope Keith starred with Mark Kingston and Nigel Humphreys?

A
Member of Parliament
B
Chess championship organiser
C
Manager of a sewage works
D
Astronaut
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3

Which singer had a "wardrobe malfunction" at the half time show at the 2004 Super Bowl?

A
Britney Spears
B
Christina Aguilera
C
Janet Jackson
D
Jennifer Warnes
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4

What is an essential ingredient in the dessert known as a Chantilly Basket?

A
Spun sugar
B
Cream
C
Meringue
D
Glazed fruit
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5

Whose body was buried in 1543 in an unnamed tomb in the Catholic church of Frombork, Poland, exhumed in 2005, and buried there for a second time in May 2010 in a ceremony conducted by the archbishop of Gniezno and primate of Poland?

A
Emperor Maximillian II
B
Václav Havel
C
Nicolaus Copernicus
D
Saint Wenceslas
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6

What London landmark has served as the Royal Mint, the Public Records Office, a royal menagerie, a residence and a prison?

A
Tower of London
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Somerset House
D
The Monument
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7

What is a Benioff, or Wadati–Benioff, zone likely to have?

A
Frequent earthquakes
B
Deep ocean animal life
C
Barren high altitude areas
D
Radiation at more than 0.75 gray (75 rad)
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