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General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 16 May 2023

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1

In 1867, William George Beers, a Canadian dentist, codified which sport (shortening the game and reducing the number of players to 12 per team), with the first game played under these rules at Upper Canada College between Upper Canada College and the Toronto Cricket Club?

A
Badminton
B
Volleyball
C
Lacrosse
D
Baseball
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2

Which of these is a nickname for France?

A
The Hexagon
B
The Lizard
C
The Rock
D
Iberia
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3

What is produced from coarse aggregate, sand, cement and water?

A
Mortar
B
Gingernut biscuits
C
Concrete
D
Stucco
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4

In what field are the Peabody Awards known?

A
Television, radio, and online media
B
Architecture
C
Fiction literature
D
Medicine
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5

What is the name of the counter-terrorism specialist who is the lead character in the TV series "24"?

A
Mallory Keaton
B
Steve McGarrett
C
Richard Kimble
D
Jack Bauer
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6

Why did the ‘Suwałki gap’ become important to Russia after 1991?

A
It became a possible land access to an isolated part of Russia's territory
B
It was a newly acquired rich source of cod
C
It accelerated development of the International Space Station
D
It was a blockbuster propaganda film for a newly shorn Russia
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7

British graphic designers and typographers Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir designed what?

A
All texts for the Bank of England
B
National Health Service signs and pamphlets
C
Hansard reports
D
Road signs
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