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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 July 2021

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1

What is the most noticeable reaction when sodium is put into water?

A
A flame and a virtually immediate explosion
B
The sodium dissolves instantly
C
The sodium turns yellow
D
The water turns red
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is NOT a Norwegian explorer or adventurer known for their 20th century expeditions?

A
Abel Tasman
B
Roald Amundsen
C
Thor Heyerdahl
D
Fridtjof Nansen
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3

What does a querulous person do?

A
Complain
B
Ask questions
C
Speak too fast
D
Raise objections
Select from the options above.
4

What is the central premise of the Oscar-winning short film "Two Distant Strangers" (2020)?

A
Emerging adulthood in two different cultures
B
Parallel families
C
A constantly repeating time loop
D
Twins separated at birth
Select from the options above.
5

What was the Mississippi State Penitentiary formerly called?

A
San Quentin
B
Alcatraz
C
Sing Sing
D
Parchman Farm
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6

In sport, what is the golden sombrero accorded to?

A
Bowling out every batter in a cricketing over
B
Striking out six times in a baseball game
C
Striking out four times in a baseball game
D
Losing in a boxing match but still receiving a larger purse than the winner
Select from the options above.
7

Who commanded the Spartan fleet in the Hellespont, which defeated the Athenians at Aegospotami in 405 BC?

A
Pyrrhus
B
Pelopidas
C
Dion
D
Lysander
Select from the options above.
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