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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 January 2015

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1

Which of these means "that is"?

A
i.e.
B
e.g.
C
n.b.
D
a.d.
Select from the options above.
2

Ultrasonic sound is what?

A
Background noise emitted by, e.g., a TV set
B
Beyond the range of human hearing
C
Coming from outer space
D
Sound that rises in pitch as it approaches
Select from the options above.
3

What type of land constitutes most of the country of Gabon on the west coast of Africa?

A
Open savannah
B
Rainforest
C
Desert
D
Marsh
Select from the options above.
4

If a group have gathered for a bonspiel, and have the appropriate stones, brooms and hacks what other equipment is also needed?

A
Tees
B
Special shoes, one of which has a slick sole
C
Pads
D
A board
Select from the options above.
5

By what name is Siddhartha Gautama better known?

A
Buddha
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Prince
D
Ravi Shankar
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6

In what is now Iran in 1951 to 1954, what led to the Shah fleeing the country, the Prime Minister trying to dissolve parliament, crude oil being imported from Kuwait, and a breakdown of diplomatic relations with Britain and the USA?

A
A world-wide rug glut
B
Invasion by Iraq
C
Death of the Shah's father
D
Persian Oil Dispute
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these was a famous British artist?

A
Tapper
B
Lathe
C
Caster
D
Turner
Select from the options above.
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