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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 299

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As of 17 August 2016 - Which cyclist pulled level with 'Chris Hoy' as Team GB's most successful Olympian?

  • Bradley Wiggins
  • Callum Skinner
  • Laura Trott
  • Jason Kenny

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Schnapps (A strong alcoholic drink resembling gin) derives its name from the Low German word meaning what?

  • Sting
  • Swallow
  • Strong
  • Sail

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Who wrote the trilogy of books 'The Millennium Trilogy' featuring the character 'Lisbeth Salander'?

  • Stieg Larsson
  • Hilary Mantel
  • Veronica Chadwick
  • Ken Follett

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Who played Lieutenant 'Jordan O'Neil' the titular 'G.I. Jane' in the 1997 movie?

  • Demi Moore
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Kelly McGillis
  • Julia Roberts

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In Dante Alighieri's poem 'The Divine Comedy' who is the guide through Hell & Purgatory?

  • Scott
  • John
  • Virgil
  • Gordon

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'Popinjay' is a former name for what type of bird?

  • Emu
  • Parrot
  • Jay
  • Starling

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As of 17 August 2016 - which U.S competitive swimmer is the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals?

  • Katie Ledecky
  • Ryan Lochte
  • Missy Franklin
  • Michael Phelps

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Actress 'Shirley Temple' served as U.S Ambassador to which African country from 1974 to 1976?

  • Namibia
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria
  • Angola

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The native British tree generally known as the 'Mountain Ash' has which alternative name?

  • Rowan
  • Larch
  • Yew
  • Ash

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Which element in the periodic table has atomic number 8 & is the lowest numbered element to begin with a vowel?

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  • Argon
  • Aluminium
  • Uranium
  • Oxygen

 

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