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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 August 2021

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Initially a lawyer, then serving his monarch as English ambassador to France (where he witnessed the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre), and then as principal secretary, a position (later known as Secretary of State) which he held for 17 years. Who was he?

A
Dr John Dee
B
Sir Francis Walsingham
C
Sir Philip Sidney
D
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley
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2

A "steamer", that covers the torso and the full length of the arms and legs, is a type of what?

A
Radioactive suit
B
Armour
C
Spacesuit
D
Wetsuit
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3

Under what name is Company Bahadur better known?

A
The British East India Company
B
The Dutch East India Company
C
The Royal African Company
D
The South Sea Company
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4

What is the medical term for stuttering or stammering?

A
Dysphemia
B
Dysphasia
C
Dysphagia
D
Dysplasia
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5

Most of Paraguay is what land type?

A
Plain and savannah
B
Mountain ranges
C
Volcanic
D
Dense forest
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6

The Little Brown Jug and The Little Brown Jugette are annual races in Delaware, Ohio, for what?

A
Three-legged dogs
B
Spiders
C
Three-year-old pacing standardbreds
D
Cicadas
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7

These are the first lines from what song: "There's a saying old, says that love is blind, Still we're often told, "seek and ye shall find"', So I'm going to seek a certain lad I've had in mind"?

A
Someone to Watch Over Me
B
Terry
C
If I Fell
D
The Man I Love
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