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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 March 2021

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"Wild geese" was the name given to soldiers who fought as mercenaries in continental armies in the 16th to 18th centuries who were from which country?

A
Scotland
B
Ireland
C
India
D
Australia
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2

Which is the highest mountain in Asia, and the world?

A
Lhotse
B
K2
C
Mount Everest
D
Makalu
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3

Which of these is a piece of music by Franz Schubert?

A
The Trout Quintet
B
The Salmon Trio
C
The Sardine Quartet
D
The Halibut Duet
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4

Graham Chapman had the title role in which of these films?

A
Lady Chatterley's Lover
B
Life of Brian
C
Waiting for Godot
D
Hamlet
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5

The current constitution of which of these countries was enacted on 3 May 1947?

A
Japan
B
United Kingdom
C
USA
D
Canada
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6

Where is "The Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race", the world's longest certified footrace according to its organisers, which is held annually June-August?

A
An out and back course centred on Nome, Alaska, USA
B
Queens, New York, USA
C
9 laps between Los Angeles & San Francisco
D
14 laps between Boston & New York City
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7

Tianhe-1A, the supercomputer at the National Supercomputer Center in Tianjin, China which in October 2010 became the world's fastest supercomputer, uses what operating system?

A
Linux
B
Windows XP
C
Unix
D
Mac OS X
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