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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 November 2021

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1

Which 19th century book has been everything from inspiration to source of intriguing speculation for writers and thinkers from Robert Graves and James Joyce to Sigmund Freud and Camille Paglia?

A
The Morphology of the Folktale
B
Myth and Knowing
C
Antichrist: Two Thousand Years of the Human Fascination with Evil
D
The Golden Bough
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2

Who beat Lee Westwood, then the new world golf #1, into second place at the WGC-HSBC Championship in Shanghai in November 2010?

A
Ernie Els
B
Sergio García
C
Francesco Molinari
D
Phil Mickelson
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3

Castor oil is used in the production of which of these?

A
Floor polish
B
Vehicle brake fluid
C
Soap
D
Lemonade
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4

When was the first European crossing of North America from coast to coast accomplished?

A
1792-93
B
1803-06
C
1603-05
D
1765-1770
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5

What is the country of origin of the cheese called "Monterey Jack"?

A
USA
B
Netherlands
C
Wales
D
Greece
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6

Once it is harvested, spelt is usually …?

A
Pulped and made into wine
B
Used for sandpaper
C
Added to a glass-making process
D
Eaten
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7

What was the profession of the person who invented the mechanism of the door lock for London toilets operated by payment of a coin, initially one penny?

A
Fairground operator
B
Engineer
C
Clockmaker
D
Stage magician
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