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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 August 2021

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1

The discovery was announced in 2014 of what proved to be nearly 40,000 years old what, in caves in Sulawesi, Indonesia?

A
Paintings
B
Stalagmites
C
Henges
D
Sheep bones
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2

Who is acknowledged as the founder of Singapore as a trading post and European settlement in 1819?

A
General James Wolfe
B
Edward Gibbon Wakefield
C
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
D
Dr. David Livingstone
Select from the options above.
3

What is the Glarus Thrust?

A
A dance
B
A fencing move
C
A speed record-breaking car
D
A fault line in the Swiss Alps
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4

Between them, who controls over half of the shares and voting rights of the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company, L'Oréal?

A
Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr
B
The Bettencourt family, & Nestlé
C
Peter and Douglas Revson
D
Nelson Rockefeller and Goodyear
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5

According to Charlotte Brontë, who married Jane Eyre?

A
Mr Rochester
B
Heathcliff
C
Sir Walter Raleigh
D
Martin Chuzzlewit
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6

Which of these is commonly used in vehicle brake fluid?

A
Castor oil
B
Linseed oil
C
Palm oil
D
Olive oil
Select from the options above.
7

What was the aim of the 1984 Mexico Declaration by the National Olympic Committees?

A
To promote participation in the Olympics by Eastern Bloc countries
B
To strengthen anti-doping testing
C
To support new national Olympic committees
D
To promote holding Games in more Central and South American venues
Select from the options above.
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