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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 June 2021

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Which caricaturist, starting in 1778, went on to savage George III, major politicians, Napoléon Bonaparte, war, French Jacobins and debauched English gentlemen, and to establish the "honest" countryman John Bull as the epitome of Englishness?

A
George Townshend
B
William Hogarth
C
Thomas Rowlandson
D
James Gillray
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2

Which English soccer player, whose career in first class soccer ran from 1958 to 1976, was captain of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup and was England's most capped player (108) when he retired from the England team in 1973?

A
Bob Charles
B
Bob-a-job
C
Donald Bradman
D
Bobby Moore
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3

Which is the southernmost capital city of the Americas?

A
Asunción, Paraguay
B
Buenos Aires, Argentina
C
Santiago, Chile
D
Montevideo, Uruguay
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4

What does gavage entail?

A
Preparing a canvas for oil paints
B
Washing skin with disinfectant
C
Washing out the stomach
D
Forcefeeding food or medicine
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5

What is the name of the tool used to sharpen a knife?

A
Aluminium
B
Brass
C
Steel
D
Gypsum
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6

Which of these is the title of a documentary by Michael Moore?

A
Roger & Me
B
Bowling for Clementine
C
Psycho
D
Fahrenheit 451
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7

In 429 CE, the Roman Emperor Theodosius II initiated what became known as the Codex Theodosianus, in order to do what?

A
Compile a census of all citizens in the Roman Empire
B
Codify current medical knowledge and practice in the Empire
C
Codify all Roman laws current at the time
D
Compile the laws of the Roman Empire under Christian emperors since 312 CE
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