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General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 18 September 2023

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What is a disease of the bone, estimated to affect 2-3 million across Tibet, north-eastern to south-western China, South Siberia, and Korea?

A
Kienbock's disease
B
Keshan disease
C
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
D
Kashin-Beck disease
Select from the options above.
2

What name was given to teenage boys who wore drainpipe trousers and liked rock and roll in 1950s Britain?

A
Kitty boys
B
Bunny boys
C
Puppy boys
D
Teddy boys
Select from the options above.
3

Which 1998 film, directed by Peter Weir and starring Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Ed Harris, Noah Emmerich and Natascha McElhone, depicts a man discovering that his day to day life is actually a television show?

A
The Truman Show
B
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
C
There's Something About Mary
D
Meet Joe Black
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these is true of the Republic of Uzbekistan?

A
It has never been part of the Russian Empire or its successor, the USSR
B
Its predominant religion is Buddhist
C
It is double-landlocked
D
90% of the country is below sea level
Select from the options above.
5

What does the "T" stand for in the boxing expression "TKO"?

A
Technical
B
Timed
C
Total
D
Terminal
Select from the options above.
6

By 1929 actions of the Austrian Schober government, together with the simultaneous Wall Street Crash brought down the then largest and allegedly best-financed Austrian credit institution two years later and resulted in a global financial crisis and ultimately the bank failures of the Great Depression. What were the actions or cause?

A
Nationalising the bank, drastically revaluing the currency
B
Hyperinflation, requiring the bank to take on weaker failing banks together with its own bad loans
C
Over-abrupt anti inflation measures, offending Austria's main creditor the League of Nations
D
Raiding its gold reserve and capping interest rates at half the then current rate
Select from the options above.
7

Which American produces consumer guides that influence buyer patterns on wine world-wide?

A
Kenneth Starr
B
Bill Bryson
C
Tom Wolfe
D
Robert Parker
Select from the options above.
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