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General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 22 June 2024

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Q1. What phrase indicates an instruction to hold mail until it is collected?

A
Prêt-à-Porter
B
Bon Appétit
C
Poste restante
D
A la Mode
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Q2. Where is the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale based?

A
Paris, France
B
Lausanne, Switzerland
C
Brussels, Belgium
D
New York, USA
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Q3. What was one of the privileges for France in a 1536 alliance between Francis I, King of France, and Suleiman I of the Ottoman Empire?

A
Marriage between the ruling families in France and the Empire
B
Free travel in inland areas of the Ottoman Empire
C
Free trade in all Ottoman ports
D
Teaching of the French language in the Ottoman Empire
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Q4. How did the outstanding soldier, comrade in arms of Joan of Arc, knight and lord from Brittany, Anjou and Poitou, Gilles de Rais (1405 - 1440) die?

A
He was hanged and burned
B
He died of an apoplexy
C
He drowned in a maritime battle
D
In a duel
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Q5. Where are the islands of Mayotte, a French overseas department and region, and single territorial collectivity?

A
East of New Caledonia
B
North of the Canary Islands
C
The north of the Mozambique Channel
D
Off the western coast of India
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Q6. Harvey Littleton, Dominick Labino, Dale Chihuly, Dante Marioni, Fritz Driesbach and Marvin Lipofsky are associated with producing art from what material?

A
Stone
B
Paint
C
Metal
D
Glass
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Q7. Danish astronomer Ole Roemer's experiment in 1676 to time eclipses of Jupiter's moon Io and measure delays, led to what?

A
Determination of the diameter of the Earth's orbit
B
The first good estimate of the speed of light
C
The distance of Jupiter from the Sun
D
Jupiter's diameter
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