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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 September 2021

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Which English MP, Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under King Charles II and King James II, kept a detailed private diary during 1660–1669 which contained personal revelations and eyewitness accounts of great events and, after publication in the 19th century, became a primary source for study of the English Restoration period?

A
William Pitt the Elder
B
James Boswell
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Samuel Pepys
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2

What word means a "sudden revelation"?

A
Epitome
B
Epiphone
C
Epiphany
D
Epicure
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3

The northern mass of the continent of the Americas is bounded by the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, by the Caribbean Sea, by South America and by which other?

A
Greenland Sea
B
Bering Sea
C
Red Sea
D
Black Sea
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4

Which play, and then novel, explores, through the 164-year-history of one family, a social system much criticised since the 19th century?

A
Three Kingdoms
B
The Lehman Trilogy
C
Mission Drift
D
The James Plays
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5

What do the "C"s stand for in the acronym CCUS?

A
Commander (in) Chief
B
Climate change
C
Competition (between) China
D
Carbon capture
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6

In October 2018 a tomos was signed, and then formalised three months later in Istanbul, to do what?

A
Recognise the Ukrainian Orthodox Church as independent of the Russian Orthodox Church
B
Classify the Hagia Sophia as a mosque
C
Co-operate with Europe to control the flow of migrants
D
Give the key of Istanbul to Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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7

Football Golf has annual World and European Championships, as well as Open Tournaments in Germany, Denmark, Sweden and what other country?

A
The Netherlands
B
Finland
C
Estonia
D
Spain
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