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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 January 2022

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1

Which of these fought to unify Italy in the 19th century?

A
Joachim Murat
B
Benito Mussolini
C
Giuseppe Garibaldi
D
Canaletto
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2

What is the national anthem of the UK?

A
Land of Hope and Glory
B
God Save the Queen
C
Rule Britannia
D
Jerusalem
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3

The filings of wood or metal are referred to as ...?

A
Shavings
B
Swarf
C
Shavetails
D
Sweals
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4

The opening of the 2012 Summer Olympics had echoes of what event at the 1984 Olympic Games opening?

A
The US Army Band formed the Olympic rings
B
A flight over the stadium by someone in a one-man jetpack
C
Children held balloons that burst simultaneously
D
Balloons were released, to carry a set of Olympic rings and a camera up to the mid-stratosphere
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5

What is the name for a mixture of clay, sand and silt?

A
Peat
B
Loam
C
Gravel
D
Sludge
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6

Who wrote the poem "O Captain! My Captain!"?

A
Alan Ginsberg
B
Walt Whitman
C
Robert Frost
D
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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7

Who was Charles XIV John, also known as Charles III John?

A
A Spanish bullfighter
B
King of Sweden and Norway
C
An American oil magnate
D
A Galapagos turtle taken to Britain in the 19th century
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