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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 July 2021

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1

If someone is dismissed from employment, what are they said to have been?

A
Fired
B
Lit
C
Sparked
D
Burnt
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2

What is the basis of the Moderna vaccine developed to combat the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and prevent COVID-19?

A
Genetically modified inactive virus
B
Nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (mRNA)
C
Weakened version of a different virus, called an adenovirus, acting as a vector
D
Already active antibodies
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3

The formula for World Rally Championship cars changed for the 2011 championship, with engines limited to many litres?

A
1.6
B
2
C
1
D
2.5
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4

The Battle of Guadalcanal was between troops from the USA and what other country?

A
Japan
B
Germany
C
China
D
New Zealand
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5

What continent is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the North Pacific Ocean?

A
Europe
B
Asia
C
North America
D
South America
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6

Edward Elgar's March no 1 in D contains the tune of what song?

A
God Save the Queen
B
Jerusalem
C
Land of Hope and Glory
D
The Dambusters' March
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7

Lemony Snicket wrote which series of children's books?

A
Under My Thumb
B
A Series of Unfortunate Events
C
Things my Grandma Taught Me
D
A World of Fantasy and Fiction
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