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General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 21 March 2022

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1

How many verbs are in the following sentence: "Roger told his dog not to jump on the furniture with muddy feet"?

A
2
B
None
C
1
D
3
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2

Which of these uses is not one thought to relate to Bedloe's Island?

A
Base for illegal shipping
B
Oyster beds
C
Military fort
D
Smallpox quarantine station
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3

What happens when Venus is said to be in "inferior conjunction"?

A
It is precisely on the same side of the sun as the Earth
B
It is precisely on the opposite side of the sun from the Earth
C
It is in line with Mercury, the Earth and the sun
D
It is in line with Mars, the sun and the Earth
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4

Which English folk song has been popular since Tudor times?

A
Blackdoublet
B
Bluepantaloons
C
Greensleeves
D
Whitejerkin
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5

What kind of ship was the Japanese "Hōshō", commissioned on 27 December 1922, the first purpose-designed ship of its kind to be commissioned anywhere in the world?

A
Aircraft carrier
B
Submarine
C
Floating helicopter base
D
Battleship
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6

Which singer invested in the Ampex company in 1947 (which developed North America's first commercial reel-to-reel tape recorder), was the first to pre-record his radio shows and to master his commercial recordings on magnetic tape?

A
Bing Crosby
B
Dean Martin
C
Frank Sinatra
D
Frankie Vaughan
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7

The 1980 Paralympic Games in Arnhem in the Netherlands led to what?

A
Foundation of the International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD)
B
The creation of the International Co-ordinating Committee Sports for the Disabled in the World (ICC)
C
A slump in interest in disabled sports following low attendance at the Games
D
Cancellation of the Paralympics planned for 1984
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