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General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 8 January 2022

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1

When Dartmoor Prison first opened in 1809 what was its purpose?

A
To house prisoners-of-war
B
To house serious offenders
C
A correctional house for young offenders
D
A workhouse
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2

Which of these describes a boisterous, knockabout style of humour?

A
Bostick
B
Yardstick
C
Slapstick
D
Chapstick
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3

Who was the first British monarch of the House of Windsor?

A
George V
B
Victoria
C
Edward VII
D
Stephen
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4

The Haast's eagle is the largest eagle known; where does it live?

A
Nowhere, it is extinct
B
New Zealand
C
Western Canada
D
Kazakhstan
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5

Which of these, a landlocked principality, is the smallest German-speaking country in the world?

A
Luxembourg
B
San Marino
C
Andorra
D
Liechtenstein
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6

Inspired by lucid dreaming and corporate espionage, it won Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Cinematography. Which film is it?

A
Inception
B
The Matrix
C
In Dreams
D
Electric Dreams
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7

Who was "Sports Illustrated" magazine's first "Sportsman of the Year"?

A
Ken Rosewall
B
Joe DiMaggio
C
Roger Bannister
D
George Mikan
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