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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 May 2021

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1

"Silks" is the name used to describe the uniform of a competitor in which sport?

A
Horse racing
B
Snooker
C
Polo
D
Synchronised swimming
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2

Which of these is a learned society based in the UK, founded in 1807 partly from a previous club known as the Askesian Society, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1825 from George IV ?

A
The Royal Geographic Society
B
The Geological Society of London
C
The Royal Society
D
The Chartered Institute of Linguists
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3

Which of these is a type of fortified wine-based aromatic drink flavoured with herbs?

A
Sherry
B
Cognac
C
Tequila
D
Vermouth
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4

Why is the US city of Pittsburg so named?

A
It is named after Baron Pitt of Hampstead, a British civil rights campaigner & politician
B
It is in the centre of a number of coal mines
C
It is named after Midshipman Robert Pit, who was the first to sight the land
D
It is named after William Pitt, Prime Minister of Great Britain
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5

What character created by Robert Ludlum appeared in a film trilogy released between 2002 to 2007?

A
Edward Cullen
B
Harry Callaghan
C
Luke Skywalker
D
Jason Bourne
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6

Which Scottish singer had a #1 hit in the UK with "All This Time" in 2004 after winning the second series of the UK talent show "Pop Idol"?

A
Darius Danesh
B
Will Young
C
Michelle McManus
D
Susanne Manning
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7

What subregion of Oceania, comprising hundreds of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean, includes Guam, Wake Island, Nauru, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and Kiribati?

A
Micronesia
B
Polynesia
C
Australasia
D
Melanesia
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