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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 December 2021

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1

What does the Greek word "Eureka" mean?

A
I am dripping on your shoes
B
It's a sudden and unexpected discovery
C
The volumes match
D
I have found it
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2

In the United Kingdom, what is "The Solent"?

A
A bay
B
An island
C
A desert
D
A strait
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3

What name is given to the neuropsychiatric disorder in which a person holds a belief that they are dead, do not exist, are putrefying, or have lost their blood or internal organs?

A
Zombie Disorder
B
Necropsy
C
Therianthropy
D
The Cotard Delusion
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4

What is a reality TV show in which a group of people live in a large house watched by cameras, first broadcast in the Netherlands in 1999?

A
Big Brother
B
Little Sister
C
Great Uncle
D
Large Aunty
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5

What nationality is the soccer player Dennis Bergkamp?

A
Belgian
B
Dutch
C
German
D
Austrian
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6

Which bank, which had opened in 1762 (and was the oldest merchant bank in London) collapsed in 1995 after one of the bank's employees lost £827 million ($1.3 billion) speculating primarily on futures contracts?

A
Lloyds Bank
B
Abbey National
C
Barings Bank
D
Midland Bank
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7

Christine de Pizan (1364 – c. 1430) was France's first what?

A
Court chef
B
Saint
C
Professional woman of letters
D
Professional fencing tutor
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