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General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 16 July 2022

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1

What was the stated motive behind a bombing in Centennial Park during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, USA?

A
To protest globalisation
B
To protest abortion on demand
C
To distract from a jewel theft over the other side of the city
D
To demonstrate solidarity with Palestinians
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2

What are traditionally hung up on Christmas night for Santa Claus to fill with presents?

A
Posters
B
Turkeys
C
Washing
D
Stockings
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3

Who dies at the end of Shakespeare's tragedy "Troilus and Cressida"?

A
Hector
B
Troilus
C
Cressida
D
Achilles
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4

A magnetron is used in which common household appliance?

A
Electric blanket
B
Microwave oven
C
Television
D
Blender
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5

Minh Mạng, Emperor of Vietnam 1820-1841, was deeply opposed to western involvement in his country and in 1825 outlawed what?

A
Christian missionaries
B
Importing apples
C
Gilbert & Sullivan operas
D
Using coffee
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6

Which country has borders with Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and the People's Republic of China?

A
Afghanistan
B
Turkey
C
Georgia
D
Tibet
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is an American author who became known as the "Queen of Lesbian Pulp Fiction", who wrote six novels from 1957 to 1962 known as "The Beebo Brinker Chronicles"?

A
Margaret Drabble
B
Ayn Rand
C
Ann Bannon
D
P D James
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