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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 July 2021

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1

What is the literal translation of the French phrase "cul de sac"?

A
The neck of the sack
B
The end of the road
C
The bottom of the bag
D
Dead end
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2

Iodine used as a topical wash rather than taken internally has what effect?

A
It reduces freckles
B
It protects against sunburn
C
Its fumes unblock sinuses
D
It kills bacteria, e.g. in and around mild cuts and scrapes
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3

In 1963, UNESCO, the International Sports Press Association, International Committee for Sport Science and Physical Education and International Federations of Basketball, Football, Rugby and Wrestling established the Pierre de Coubertin what?

A
Fair Play Award, or Trophy
B
Award
C
Medal
D
Prize
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4

The Battle of Agincourt in 1415 was fought between which two countries?

A
Denmark and Sweden
B
England and France
C
Germany and Bohemia
D
The Albanian League and the Ottoman Empire
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5

Which of these tunes is from the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The King and I"?

A
Give a Little Whistle
B
I Whistle a Happy Tune
C
Whistle Down the Wind
D
Whistle While You Work
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6

In the television series "Jeeves and Wooster" (1990-1993), one of the episodes featured which song, that was first released in 1931, became the biggest chart-topper of the year, and in 1999 was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame?

A
Flat Foot Floogie
B
Minnie the Moocher
C
Sing, Sing, Sing
D
The Man I Love
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7

Where is Cox's Bazar, or Panowa?

A
India
B
UK
C
Singapore
D
Bangladesh
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