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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 November 2021

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1

Angela Grisanti Vecchio, Stanley Zbornak, Clayton Hollingsworth and Salvadore Petrillo are characters in what US television series?

A
Echo Beach
B
Dallas
C
No Soap, Radio
D
Golden Girls
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2

In calculating the balance of pressure and upthrust which enables an object to float, the force on a given surface of the object is the pressure multiplied by what?

A
The density of the liquid
B
The area of that surface
C
The depth at which the object will sit
D
Gravity
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3

South African-born English cricketer Kevin Pietersen was dropped from the England team in August 2012. What was the reported reason?

A
For texting while waiting at the crease
B
For using his official bat as a prop for runner beans
C
For sending controversial messages about his team mates to an opposing team
D
For not moderating his South African accent
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4

Which of these became an independent country in 1948?

A
Vietnam
B
Mexico
C
Sri Lanka
D
France
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5

What is unusual about the flag of Nepal?

A
It is not quadrilateral in shape.
B
It has only one colour
C
It uses over 16 colours
D
It is the same as the flag of Japan
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6

The groundhog that famously appears at Gobbler's Knob, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on 2 February annually is said to be able to predict what?

A
The number of tourists next 2 February
B
The quantity of tigers that will be in town in the next year
C
The quality of the harvest
D
The length of the winter
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7

Which of these did not receive a British knighthood?

A
Ernest Rutherford (1871–1937), chemist & physicist
B
Joseph Banks (1743-1820), naturalist & botanist
C
Humphry Davy (1778-1829), chemist & inventor
D
Charles Darwin (1809–1882), naturalist
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