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General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 16 August 2022

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1

A broad plain formed by the joining of very gently sloping, and typically concave, inclined bedrock surfaces is known as what?

A
Planation surface
B
Pediplain
C
Pasture land
D
Prairie
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2

One of the stresses that causes a metal object to break is called metal what?

A
Tiredness
B
Fatigue
C
Listlessness
D
Ennui
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3

Who was the only person, until Bob Dylan in 2016, to win both an Oscar and a Nobel Prize for Literature?

A
Harold Pinter
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
John Steinbeck
D
John Lennon
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4

A July 2016 Oxford University study as well as a 2021 study for the Council of Foreign Relations focussed on the costs, or the cost/benefit, of what international enterprise?

A
Formula One racing
B
The British Stock Market
C
Olympic Games
D
Wimbledon Tennis Championship
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5

What was special about Shirley Eaton's costume in the 1964 James Bond movie "Goldfinger"?

A
It was just gold body paint
B
It was the smallest bikini seen on screen
C
It was made of meat
D
It brought out a rash that delayed filming for 4 weeks
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6

Where did Charles, later King Charles II, hide himself after the Battle of Worcester in 1651?

A
Under his bed
B
In a cave
C
In an oak tree
D
In a theatre
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7

What is another name for a woodchuck, made famous in the tongue twister "How much wood could a woodchuck chuck…"?

A
Groundhog
B
Lumberjack
C
Caber tosser
D
Beaver
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