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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 October 2021

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What type of speech includes the words "for", "and", "nor", "but", "or", "yet", and "so"?

A
Conjunction
B
Verb
C
Noun
D
Adjective
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2

In 2014, how many colours are there on the New Zealand flag?

A
1
B
5
C
3
D
4
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3

Which of these scientists has been quoted as saying "God does not play dice"?

A
Einstein
B
Newton
C
Archimedes
D
Galileo
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4

Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania, USA, saw what accident on 20 March, 1979?

A
The collapse at speed of a rollercoaster, killing 200 people
B
Myxomatosis which had been used on the rabbit population escaped, killing 10 children
C
Partial meltdown in a nuclear power plant
D
Collision of two fully-laden oil tankers
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5

Basil Spence designed which of these buildings?

A
UN Building, New York
B
Sydney Opera House
C
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York City
D
Coventry Cathedral
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6

When was the last mission until 2020 to enable a person to walk on the Moon?

A
1969
B
1972
C
1980
D
1990
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7

What is the surname of twin brothers Mike and Bob, who became the world's number 1 ranked men's tennis doubles team in 2007?

A
Greenhalgh
B
Williams
C
Woods
D
Bryan
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