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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 November 2021

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1

At what Olympic Games was the Olympic cauldron first lit by a woman?

A
1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck
B
1972 Summer Olympics in Munich
C
1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
D
1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico
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2

Which of these people is associated with the Information Technology industry?

A
Larry Ellison
B
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
C
Stephen Merchant
D
Laurence Olivier
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3

What field of activity does the phrase "on tenterhooks" refer to?

A
Preparing canvas for oil painting
B
Camping
C
Making woollen cloth
D
Theatre
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4

Which of these viruses is almost always associated with haemorrhagic fever?

A
Marburg
B
Herpes
C
SARS-CoV-2
D
Rotavirus
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5

What do the US Declaration of Independence, Captain Cook's sailing to discover the North-West Passage, the publication of economist Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, and the first St Leger Stakes horse race at Doncaster, UK, have in common?

A
Horses were a important element in all of them
B
They were extremely popular with all concerned
C
They became the source for nursery rhymes
D
They happened in 1776
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6

Which British TV soap opera ran from 2 November 1964 to 4 April 1988 with minor changes of name, was revived on 5 March 2001, went into hiatus from August 2002 to January 2003, with the final episode broadcast on 30 May 2003?

A
Crossroads
B
Heartbeat
C
Emmerdale
D
Brookside
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7

Mount Toubkal, 4,165 m (13,665 ft), is in what country?

A
Afghanistan
B
Morocco
C
Kenya
D
eSwatini
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