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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 October 2021

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1

What jersey is awarded to the "King of the Hill", the best climber in the Tour de France?

A
Polka dot
B
Green
C
Yellow
D
Blue
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2

How did US president William McKinley die in 1901?

A
Plane crash
B
Skiing accident
C
Land mine explosion
D
Assassination
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3

What does recent research suggest as a function of the human appendix?

A
To house and cultivate beneficial gut flora to repopulate the digestive system when needed
B
None, it is a left-over from functions overtaken by evolution
C
To draw, and deal with, infection in the digestive system
D
To function in place of the digestive system when it is diseased
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4

The Bible Belt is a name commonly given to which parts of the USA?

A
The West Coast
B
The religious southern states
C
The New England area
D
Northern Alaska
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5

Of the various origins suggested for the Australian expression "fair dinkum", one is Midlands English; which is another popular one?

A
Dutch
B
Aboriginal
C
French
D
Cantonese
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6

Tony and Maureen Wheeler began publishing what travel publications in the early 1970s?

A
Baedeker Travel Guides
B
Let's Go
C
Rough Guides
D
Lonely Planet
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7

Which 1994 animated film has a voice cast that includes Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Ernie Sabella, Rowan Atkinson, Robert Guillaume, Madge Sinclair (in her last film role), Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin, and Jim Cummings?

A
A Troll in Central Park
B
The Lion King
C
The Pagemaster
D
Street Fighter II
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