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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 July 2021

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1

What was the nickname of snooker player Ray Reardon?

A
Yeti
B
Frankenstein
C
Dracula
D
Incredible Hulk
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2

In 1794 in Pennsylvania, USA, more than 500 armed men attacked the fortified home of tax inspector General John Neville because of an excise tax on what product?

A
Hair curlers
B
Whiskey
C
Tacks
D
Biros
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3

In another life Princess Anni-Frid, Dowager Countess of Plauen, had a career as what?

A
A singer
B
An engineer
C
A radiographer
D
A balloonist
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4

The Martin Scorsese film "Hugo" (2011) takes place mainly in an around what?

A
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
B
Gare Montparnasse railway station, Paris, France
C
The Island of Guernsey
D
The Clock Tower (now the Elizabeth Tower), London, UK
Select from the options above.
5

Uruguay is mostly what type of land?

A
Marsh and wetlands
B
Rolling plain
C
Mountain
D
Upland plateau
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6

What is the process of decreasing or eliminating an unwanted magnetic field, a term first used by Commander Charles F. Goodeve, RCNVR, during World War II while trying to counter German mines?

A
Randomising
B
Degaussing
C
AC erasure
D
Lambert Point Deperming
Select from the options above.
7

"Wort" is a product of what food process?

A
Preparing haggis
B
Curdling milk
C
Producing gelatine
D
Brewing beer or whiskey
Select from the options above.
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