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General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 26 January 2024

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1

What period of history does Stephen Hawking's "A Brief History of Time" concern?

A
From the formation of the Milky Way
B
None
C
The centuries of clock-making
D
From the formation of the Earth
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2

Buenos Aires is the capital city of which country?

A
Argentina
B
Brazil
C
Peru
D
Venezuela
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3

What sort of pie is a critical plot element in Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan"?

A
Lamb and lentil
B
Chicken and leek
C
Veal and ham
D
Steak and mushroom
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4

A radio call used in aviation or shipping to seek urgent attention can be "Mayday", but it can also be what other call?

A
Code Orange
B
S S S
C
Pan pan
D
T T T
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5

What does the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis concern?

A
Physical development in athletics
B
Electrical impulses
C
The effects of artistic expression
D
Linguistic relativism
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6

The 2009 season of the Indian Premier League, a Twenty20 cricket competition initiated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, was held where?

A
Egypt
B
India
C
South Africa
D
Jamaica
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7

Which of these British Prime Ministers was the oldest when first elected?

A
Margaret Thatcher
B
Winston Churchill
C
Tony Blair
D
John Major
Select from the options above.
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