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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 140

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1

In which country is El Alamein?

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  • Iraq
  • Syria
  • Israel
  • Egypt

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Which country declared war on Japan - The day before the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki?

  • Soviet Union
  • China
  • Germany
  • Philippines

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What was U.S activist Malcolm X's real surname?

  • Mix
  • Little
  • Screech
  • Disgruntled

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The IAU currently recognizes five dwarf planets in our Solar System: Ceres, Haumea, Makemake, Eris & which other?

  • Arista
  • Calliope
  • Ariel
  • Pluto

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The radio telescope at Jodrell Bank is named after which physicist & astronomer?

  • Patrick Moore
  • Bernard Lovell
  • Christopher Wren
  • John Flamsteed

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Who wrote the plays 'The Caretaker' in 1959 & 'The Birthday Party' in 1957?

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  • Harold Pinter
  • Noel Coward
  • Alan Ayckbourn
  • Alan Bennett

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What was the Christian name of the character played by Felicity Kendal in 70's TV series 'The Good Life'?

  • Barry
  • Peggy
  • Margot
  • Barbara

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'Castlebar' is the county town of which Irish County?

  • Cork
  • Donegal
  • Mayo
  • Clare

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Who did the then 'Cassius Clay' defeat to win the heavyweight boxing championship of the world on 25 February 1964?

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  • Floyd Patterson
  • Sonny Liston
  • Ingemar Johansson
  • Jersey Joe Walcott

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First operated from London to Johannesburg in 1952 - What was the world's first commercially operational jet passenger plane?

  • Boeing 707
  • Tupolev Tu-104
  • Douglas DC-8
  • De Havilland Comet

 

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