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General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 21 October 2023

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1

How far is our Earth from its sun?

A
approximately 8 light minutes
B
4 light years
C
8 light years
D
9.3 light seconds
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2

Together with Yoshua Bengio and Yann LeCun, Geoffrey Hinton received which award in 2018 for their work on deep learning?

A
Turing Award
B
Nobel Prize
C
Fields Medal
D
Abel Prize
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3

What religiously affiliated people are associated with Salt Lake City?

A
Amish
B
Quakers
C
Mormons
D
Jehovah's Witnesses
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4

In 2021 the theatre troupe Told By An Idiot created and staged a play centring on a little-known association during a transatlantic 1910 voyage by which two then little known people?

A
Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel
B
Greta Garbo and Gloria Swanson
C
Cary Grant and Clark Gable
D
Buster Keaton and Claudette Colbert
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5

Jürgen Gröbler is famous as having been a coach in what sport?

A
Golf
B
Soccer
C
Tennis
D
Rowing
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6

In the acronym under which a US Act of 2001 is usually known, the PATRIOT Act, what does the last "T" stand for?

A
Them
B
Tools
C
Terrorism
D
Theory
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7

What is the longest river in the world?

A
Amazon
B
Congo
C
Nile
D
Rhine
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