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General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 20 May 2022

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1

What much-visited destination is near Oświęcim, Poland?

A
Białowieża Forest
B
The Zuiderzee
C
Branicki Palace
D
Auschwitz concentration camp
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2

In cricket, what is "sledging"?

A
Playing defensively
B
Verbally abusing the opposition
C
Bowling slow balls in the hope of catches
D
Holding the bat horizontally
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3

It was a highly popular music hall song in 1910, a signature tune of Harry Champion, and was revived and popularised by Joe Brown and by Herman's Hermits, and is...?

A
I'm Henery the Eighth, I am
B
My Old Man Said Follow the Van
C
Where Did You Get That Hat
D
Burlington Bertie From Bow
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4

The budgerigar is native to which country?

A
Brazil
B
Australia
C
Kenya
D
Tibet
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5

In what language did Pliny the Elder write?

A
Latin
B
Greek
C
Egyptian
D
Arabic
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6

What is a "muscle cuirass"?

A
Bandage
B
Spasm
C
Armour
D
An exercise
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7

Spaniards Vicente Yáñez Pinzón, Francisco de Orellana and Lope de Aguirre, Portuguese Pedro Teixeira and Antônio Raposo Tavares o Velho, and Frenchman Charles Marie de La Condamine were involved in the exploration of what area?

A
Amazon
B
Sahara
C
Tibet
D
California
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