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General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 30 January 2024

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1

Who was the first person to refuse an Academy Award for Best Actor?

A
Peter Ustinov
B
Marlon Brando
C
George C. Scott
D
Daniel Day-Lewis
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2

What became, In July 1959, the first socialist state in the Western Hemisphere?

A
Venezuela
B
Haiti
C
Mexico
D
Cuba
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3

Which biblical personality was called Jekuthiel, Heber, Jered, Avi Zanoah, Avi Gedor, Avi Soco, Shemaiah ben Nethanel, Toviah, Levi, Heman, Mechoqeiq and Ehl Gav Ish?

A
Jonah
B
Joshua
C
Moses
D
Daniel
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4

What is the name of the wife of Andy Capp, a British comic strip character created by Reg Smythe, first published in August 1957?

A
Flo
B
Olive
C
Maggie
D
Minnie
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5

What colour is the medal presented for winning an event at the Olympic Games from 1904 onwards?

A
Gold
B
Green
C
Blue
D
Scarlet
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6

What gas is used to make carbonated soft drinks and soda water?

A
Helium
B
Carbon dioxide
C
Nitrous oxide
D
Methane
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7

The Spanish throne had been vacant since 1936, but on 22 November 1975, Juan Carlos came to the throne as King though he was the grandson of the previous king and his father was still alive. Why was Juan Carlos made King?

A
He had been selected by General Franco
B
His father was insane, and unfit to rule
C
His father had married a divorcee
D
His father had been convicted of grand larceny
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