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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 October 2021

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1

Which of these is an alloy?

A
Tungsten
B
Copper
C
Zinc
D
Steel
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2

What was the first name of Madame Tussaud, who founded a wax museum in London?

A
Marie
B
Fantine
C
Yvette
D
Brigitte
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3

In the 1996 Winter Olympics what ancient tradition was revived and, for the first time in the modern Games, formally put in place?

A
The Olympic Hymn
B
The Olympic Truce
C
The Olympic Oath
D
Separation of men's and women's events into different stadia and courses
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4

There are 259 steps from where to where?

A
Ground level to the top of the Empire State Building, New York, USA
B
The floor of St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK, to the Whispering Gallery inside the dome
C
The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, New York, USA, to the crown
D
To the top of the Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy from ground level
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5

What is the official residence of the Vice President of the USA?

A
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
B
The White House
C
Number One Observatory Circle
D
The Capitol
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6

A species of gold marigold, with maroon accents radiating from the centre, is named for what musical?

A
Jubilee
B
Careless Rapture
C
Naughty Marietta
D
Nymph Errant
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7

Marengo and Copenhagen became well-known names at the beginning of the 19th century. What were they?

A
Places where the first Geneva Convention was formulated
B
Sites of World Expositions
C
Horses
D
Styles of pottery
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