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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 March 2021

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1

In what Olympic Games did Dick Fosbury first use his, then new, technique in the high jump?

A
1948
B
1968
C
1980
D
2012
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2

Although the first permanent colour photo was taken in 1861 by the Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell, the first 35mm colour film, "Kodachrome", did not reach the market until when?

A
1910
B
1942
C
1936
D
1921
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3

Roger Moore first played James Bond in which film?

A
A View to a Kill
B
The Spy Who Loved Me
C
For Your Eyes Only
D
Live and Let Die
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4

According to the understanding of Europe in 1775, the centre of Europe was identified as Suchowola near BiaƂystok in modern north-eastern Poland. At present, depending on how the boundaries are understood, there are at least 6 possible. Which is one?

A
Near Turin in Italy
B
Bern in Switzerland
C
Copenhagen in Denmark
D
Girija, near Vilnius, in Lithuania
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5

In Greek mythology, Hera sent two serpents to kill which baby?

A
Jason
B
Heracles
C
Odysseus
D
Achilles
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6

The last element to be discovered in nature, rather than synthesised, was discovered In 1939 by Marguerite Perey. What was it?

A
Caesium
B
Francium
C
Rutherfordium
D
Actinides
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7

What relish originating in the Far East, is prepared from sweet fruits, to which acidulous flavours, hot seasoning, peppers and spices are added?

A
Coleman's mustard
B
Worcestershire Sauce
C
Soy sauce
D
Chutney
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