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General Knowledge V.4 Quiz

10 more general knowledge questions, only this time they surround happenings of the 20th Century. 10 Questions.

 
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In which country was the world's tallest structure, until it collapsed during renovation in 1991?

  • Poland
  • USA
  • Japan
  • Australia

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Pickles became famous for finding what object in the 60's?

  • Football Association Challenge Cup
  • Calcutta Cup
  • Jules Rimet Trophy
  • Webb Ellis Cup

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In 1988, which denomination of bank note ceased to be legal tender in England?

  • £1 note
  • £2 note
  • £75 note
  • £100 note

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What was abolished by France in 1981, Netherlands in 1982, Australia in 1985 and New Zealand in 1989?

  • Euthanasia
  • Abortion
  • Death penalty
  • Space exploration

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What were Benjy and Laska, which were sent into space in 1958?

  • Dogs
  • Mice
  • Monkeys
  • Rats

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Nadia Comaneci became the first female gymnast to do what in the 70's?

  • A triple somersault
  • Achieve a perfect score
  • Wear a one piece outfit
  • Win 10 gold medals

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What sank in the Solent in 1545, but was raised in 1982?

  • Mary Rose
  • HMS Victory
  • Golden Hind
  • Endeavour

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Which Briton was Formula 1 World Champion in both 1971 and 1973?

  • Jim Clark
  • James Hunt
  • Jackie Stewart
  • John Surtees

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Which London market relocated to the Isle Of Dogs in 1982?

  • Billingsgate Market
  • Spitalfields Market
  • Leadenhall Market
  • Smithfield Market

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What is the name of the bomb that was initially devised in 1958, which had the primary objective of killing people but leaving buildings intact?

  • Hydrogen Bomb
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Dirty Bomb
  • Neutron Bomb

 

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