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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 February 2022

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1

The reporter and amateur detective Rouletabille appears in a series of novels by which author?

A
Théophile Gautier
B
Georges Simenon
C
Frédéric Dard
D
Gaston Leroux
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2

In 1453, the Ottomans used a cannon called "the Great Turkish Bombard", which required an operating crew of 200 men and 70 oxen, and 10,000 men to transport it, during their siege of which city?

A
Athens
B
Jerusalem
C
Constantinople
D
Paris
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3

The musical "South Pacific" was based on the book "Tales of the South Pacific" by which author?

A
John Steinbeck
B
F Scott Fitzgerald
C
James A Michener
D
Ernest Hemingway
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4

What nickname is applied to the Western coast of Namibia, home to many shipwrecks?

A
The Mosquito Coast
B
The Coast of Ghosts
C
The Skeleton Coast
D
The Costa Brava
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5

Which of these aircraft was built last?

A
Airbus A380
B
Zeppelin
C
Spitfire
D
Concorde
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6

What is another name for oedema?

A
German measles
B
Hiccoughs
C
Dropsy
D
Mumps
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7

Who was the world chess champion from 1969 to 1972?

A
Boris Spassky
B
Bobby Fischer
C
Anatoli Karpov
D
Mstislav Rostropovich
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