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General Knowledge Quiz for Thursday, 31 August 2023

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The wife of Humphrey Verdon Roe, with whom she founded a ground-breaking clinic in Britain, was also an author, palaeobotanist and campaigner for women's rights. What was the field in which she is known for pioneering effective, widespread and consistent action?

A
Prevention or cure of sexually transmitted diseases
B
Birth control
C
Neonatal and early childhood care
D
Marital guidance counselling
Select from the options above.
2

Who of these could, chronologically, have sat down for a drink with Confucius?

A
Genghis Khan
B
Darius the Great of Persia
C
Homer
D
Charlemagne
Select from the options above.
3

What does the expression "e and oe" mean?

A
Executives and officers excepted
B
Extras and over 80%
C
Evens and odds evenly
D
Errors and omissions excepted
Select from the options above.
4

Which people (besides the Rolling Stones) appeared on the cover of "Their Satanic Majesties Request", a 1967 album by The Rolling Stones?

A
Presenters from the children's TV programme "Blue Peter"
B
Members of the British royal family
C
The Beatles
D
Some unnamed female fans
Select from the options above.
5

What event in mid 2023 caused extensive and ongoing comment in the golf world?

A
PGA Tour, DP World Tour and Saudi-backed LIV Golf merged
B
A revolutionary new design of golf ball was introduced
C
PGA Tour financial prizes were tripled
D
DP World Tour dissolved
Select from the options above.
6

What was the popular name for the Paris prison at 232 Rue Saint-Antoine that was stormed during the French Revolution in 1789?

A
Castile
B
Bastille
C
Chenille
D
Pastille
Select from the options above.
7

The Tumuc-Humac Mountains are between Brazil and where else?

A
Guyana
B
Suriname and French Guiana
C
Venezuela
D
Colombia
Select from the options above.
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