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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 January 2021

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1

Which American scientist from the Scripps Research Institute shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001?

A
Barry Sharpless
B
William Knowles
C
Ryoji Noyori
D
Jan Dueser
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2

Jean Claude van Damme has which of these nicknames?

A
Muscles from Brussels
B
Hellman from Belgium
C
Da Mon from Bonne
D
Twerp from Antwerp
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3

Appenzeller, Bündner Bergkäse. Casalina, Crava, Dorset Blue Vinney, Giglio Sardo, Labneh. Piave, Sage Derby and Strica are all types of what?

A
Mushroom
B
Cheese
C
Cattle
D
Wine
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4

What is the basic design of the new state flag adopted by The Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 21 October 2010 to replace the former flag that had been in use since 1974?

A
Red, white & blue vertical stripes
B
Yellow, green & red horizontal stripes with a five-pointed white star in the middle
C
13 stars circled in a corner with 13 red and white horizontal bars
D
Red, with a green horizontal stripe through the centre
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5

In 1952 Britain tested its first atomic weapon. Where was this done?

A
Trimouille Island in the Monte Bello archipelago
B
Great Victoria Desert, Western Australia
C
The Kermadec Islands
D
Sule Skerry in Orkney
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6

Which British company announced, in 1960, a computer which introduced the use of core memory and was based on decimal instead of binary?

A
Xansa
B
International Computers Limited (ICL)
C
International Computers and Tabulators (ICT)
D
Computer Developments Ltd (CDL)
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7

In 1958, the Dodgers baseball team moved to Los Angeles from where?

A
Brooklyn, New York
B
Cincinnati, Ohio
C
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
D
Washington, DC
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