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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 March 2021

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1

What word best describes a triangle where one angle is greater than 90 degrees?

A
Oblique
B
Obtuse
C
Equilateral
D
Acute
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2

Lenny Bruce was in what field of entertainment in the 1960s?

A
Musicals
B
Standup comedy
C
Folk music
D
Film direction
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3

What was the first land passage between Manhattan Island and Brooklyn that, on its opening in 1883, became the longest suspension bridge in the world and its towers the tallest structures in the Western Hemisphere?

A
Brooklyn Bridge
B
Golden Gate Bridge
C
Washington Bridge
D
George Washington Bridge
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4

Who sleeps in a walnut shell in a story by Hans Christian Anderson?

A
Tom Thumb
B
Tiny Tim
C
Mrs Tittlemouse
D
Thumbelina
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5

Which would you have to cross in order to reach Mozambique from Madagascar?

A
Red Sea
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Mozambique Channel
D
Persian Gulf
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6

What word was coined in the 20th century for persistent mishearing and/or misunderstanding of a commonly known group of words?

A
Avion
B
Donzerly
C
Colly
D
Mondegreen
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7

From 1928 the obverse of medals awarded at the Olympic Games carried a picture of the Roman Colosseum. At which Games was this replaced by the Panathinaikon Stadium in Greece?

A
2004
B
1968
C
1996
D
2000
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