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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 September 2021

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Which island was sold by Genoa to France in 1764, was ruled by Britain for two years from 1794 to 1796, and then returned to France?

A
Crete
B
New Guinea
C
Madagascar
D
Corsica
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2

Tierra del Fuego sits in the southernmost curl of which continent?

A
Australia
B
Europe
C
South America
D
North America
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3

In Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations", who or what was Abel Magwitch?

A
Corn merchant
B
Schoolboy
C
Blacksmith
D
Convict
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4

What were the first names of comedians Abbott and Costello?

A
Eric and Ernie
B
Bud and Lou
C
Mick and Keith
D
Stan and Oliver
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5

What was the Schmalkaldic League, formed during the mid-16th century?

A
A league to promote maritime voyages of discovery
B
A trading alliance among German princedoms
C
An alliance to prevent creation of a single universal monarchy in Europe
D
A defensive alliance of Lutheran princes within the Holy Roman Empire
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6

When was the Red Bull Air Race World Championship started?

A
2010
B
2008
C
1980
D
2003
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7

What type of rock is formed by the solidification of molten magma?

A
Sedimentary
B
Igneous
C
Heavy
D
Metamorphic
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