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General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 9 September 2022

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1

Who wrote and directed the semi-autobiographical 1982 period drama film "Fanny and Alexander"?

A
Peter Weir
B
Sidney Lumet
C
Ingmar Bergman
D
François Truffaut
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2

The Paraná in South America is a what?

A
Volcano
B
River
C
Mountain goat
D
Fish
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3

In 2022 gymnast Simone Biles was awarded what?

A
The Presidential Medal of Freedom
B
The ESPY Award
C
The Golden Foot award
D
The Borg-Warner Trophy
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4

When were the first games now known as the Winter Olympics held?

A
1896
B
1924
C
1948
D
1994
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5

Of those currently independent, which country was the first to give (and not subsequently revoke) full voting rights country-wide to women?

A
Canada
B
New Zealand
C
Norway
D
Switzerland
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6

In terms of physics, what is nutation?

A
A rocking, swaying, or nodding motion in the rotation of an axially symmetric object
B
Variation in the orbit of a comet
C
Spin
D
Oscillation
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7

What tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats, trousers and other garments, traditionally made from worsted wool fibre, was patented by Thomas Burberry in 1888?

A
Gabardine
B
Worsted
C
Tweed
D
Twill
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