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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 February 2013

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A style of intimate singing, developed and made popular in the first half of the 20th century by, among others, Bing Crosby, is called...?

A
Crooning
B
Jazz
C
Swing
D
Ballad
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2

In which century did Henry VIII die?

A
18th
B
17th
C
16th
D
19th
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3

Taking 0 BC as a point in time, what is the last day of the first decade of the second millennium?

A
31 December 2010
B
31 December 2009
C
31 December 1909
D
31 December 2011
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4

What is the positive male principle in Taoist philosophy?

A
Yang
B
Yin
C
Yung
D
Yon
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5

What distinguishes Hawaii from other USA states?

A
It is made up entirely of islands
B
It has the shortest name
C
It includes old volcanoes
D
It is the oldest state
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6

In the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact after Germany conquered Poland in 1939 what happened to Poland?

A
It was assimilated into Germany
B
It was partitioned, between Germany and the USSR
C
A caretaker German government was installed
D
It became a Soviet state
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7

In 2012 the X Games were held in the USA , together with Games at Tignes in France and Shanghai in China. Which of the following has not yet hosted an X Games?

A
Phuket, Thailand
B
Singapore
C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
D
Seoul, Korea
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