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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 November 2021

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Who was the first to be credited with the opinion which led eventually to a quote describing history as a set of lies agreed upon?

A
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, 1724
B
Napoléon Bonaparte, between 1815 and 1821
C
Wendell Phillips, 1881
D
Claude Adrien Helvétius, 1758
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2

Where does the dry föhn wind known as Zonda blow?

A
At Maracaibo
B
The eastern slopes of the Andes in Argentina
C
Down the coast of Brazil
D
Western slopes in Colombia
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3

The 2006 Grammy Award for the Best Musical Theatre recording were John Du Prez & Eric Idle (producers & composers) and Eric Idle (lyricist) for which show?

A
Carousel
B
Monty Python's Spamalot
C
My Fair Lady
D
Hair
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4

In the 2020 Summer Olympics what country took all three podium spots for the women's 100 m?

A
Great Britain
B
Kenya
C
Ethiopia
D
Jamaica
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5

Which field does a body represented by the acronym ICC work in?

A
Criminal justice
B
Cricket
C
Commerce
D
Any of these
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6

What name is given to the group of elements that includes fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine?

A
Halleberries
B
Hallucinogens
C
Halloweens
D
Halogens
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7

What name was popularly given to the event on 6 December 1989 when Marc Lépine killed 14 women and injured 10 women and 4 men, now commemorated annually in Canada as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women?

A
The Murders on the Rue Morgue
B
The École Polytechnique Massacre
C
The Quebec Murders
D
The Feast of St Stephen
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