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General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 6 May 2022

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1

What message did Benito Mussolini famously send to the Italian soccer team before the 1938 World Cup?

A
We shall overcome
B
You've come, you've seen, now conquer!
C
To victory, for the blood of your forefathers
D
Win, or die
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2

Where did the cartoon character "Casper" first appear?

A
All Star Comics
B
A film, "The Friendly Ghost"
C
The New Yorker
D
San Francisco Chronicle
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3

What is the capital of the Isle of Man?

A
Eric
B
Douglas
C
Bob
D
Tom
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4

Until the introduction of the euro, on 1 January 2002, which country had the schilling as its basic currency unit?

A
Greece
B
The Philippines
C
Austria
D
Romania
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5

Sliced bread, advertised as "the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped", was first sold when?

A
1897
B
1928
C
1927
D
1931
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6

In anatomy, what word refers to a difference in coloration, usually of the iris but also of hair or skin?

A
Heterochromia
B
Dysrhythmia
C
Sturge-Weber syndrome
D
Piebaldism
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7

Which 19th century American writer is best known for his "Tales of Mystery and Suspense", "Tales of the Arabesque and the Grotesque", and his poems "The Raven", "The Bells" and "Annabel Lee"?

A
Stephen King
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
Wilbur Smith
D
Edgar Allan Poe
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