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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 September 2021

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1

Which film star became Governor of California?

A
Sylvester Stallone
B
Sally Field
C
Arnold Schwarzenegger
D
Grace Kelly
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2

If you were on the Great Slave Lake where would you be?

A
In the Vostok Station, Antarctica
B
Near Yellowknife, District of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
C
Between the Irkutsk Oblast and the Buryat Republic in Siberia, Russian Federation
D
Near Grizzly Bear Mountain and on the Arctic Circle, Northwest Territories, Canada
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3

Chuck Yeager in a plane first broke the sound barrier in level flight in 1947, Joseph Kittinger set a time in 1960 of 4m 37s in free fall from a height of 19.5 miles and reached a speed of 614 mph. On 14 October 2012 Austrian Felix Baumgartner set new records, which of these was not among them?

A
First freefall to break the sound barrier
B
Longest freefall
C
Highest freefall
D
Fastest freefall
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4

How many wheels were there on each hansom cab, the horse-drawn taxis that used to operate in London in Victorian times?

A
2
B
3
C
4
D
1
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5

What is the only geometric shape that has infinite lines of symmetry?

A
Dodecahedron
B
Rhombus
C
Triangle
D
Circle
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6

Charlie Chaplin started filming this satire on fascism in September 1939 and released it in 1940. Which film was it?

A
Limelight
B
Modern Times
C
Monsieur Verdoux
D
The Great Dictator
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7

Of the five events contested in the first World Shooting Championship in 1897, which country won most medals?

A
USA
B
Switzerland
C
South Sudan
D
Slovakia
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