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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 October 2021

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1

In golf, what is the term for "three strokes under par"?

A
Albatross
B
Condor
C
Bogey
D
Eagle
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2

What are SMS messages sent by?

A
Carrier pigeon
B
Air mail
C
Mobile phone
D
Parcel post
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3

Who wrote the novel "Wives and Daughters"?

A
Anne Bronte
B
Jane Austen
C
Elizabeth Gaskell
D
George Eliot
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4

The majority of active volcanoes in Africa are in which country?

A
Tanzania
B
Kenya
C
Democratic Republic of Congo
D
Ethiopia
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5

In "Ink and Incapability", the second episode in the third of British TV series "Blackadder", what iconic work of English literature is destroyed?

A
Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language
B
Gulliver's Travels
C
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
D
Robinson Crusoe
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6

In the course of which hostilities did Rome suffer what is seen as its greatest defeat?

A
The second Punic War
B
The third Servile War
C
The second Samnite War
D
The Battle of Allia River
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7

In 1955 a book was published following discussion initiated by Sir Hugh Beaver and based on the idea of settling pub arguments. What brand name was attached to the book?

A
Gordons
B
Clayton
C
Guinness
D
Green
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