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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 November 2021

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1

In Greek mythology, who was tied to a fiery wheel for eternity as a punishment?

A
Tantalus
B
Sisyphus
C
Tityus
D
Ixion
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2

Where did the bouquets presented to athletes at the 2020 Summer Olympics come from?

A
From the Emperor's gardens
B
The athlete's home country
C
Countries in the Ring of Fire
D
Regions affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan
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3

In the TV series "Mork and Mindy", who was the mostly-unseen and long-suffering superior (voiced by Ralph James) who had sent Mork to Earth, and that Mork had to report to frequently?

A
Malkovich
B
Charlie
C
Orson
D
Ibuka
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4

How did Ronnie Lee Gardner make the news at 6.20 p.m. on 18 June 2010 in Utah?

A
He was executed by firing squad
B
He fell 30,000 ft without a parachute and lived
C
Won $8 million in the state lottery
D
Led a riot at an Oasis concert
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5

Which of these lies off the coast of Vietnam?

A
Mauritius
B
Straits of Johor
C
Gulf of Tonkin
D
Iwo Jima
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6

What is the main substance or substances used to make most watch faces glow in the dark?

A
Promethium
B
Radium
C
Strontium aluminate combined with europium
D
Phosphorus
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7

What is an informal name for the drug "E"?

A
Exciting
B
Ecstasy
C
Excellence
D
Enlivening
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