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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 May 2015

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1

Cayenne, after which the spicy condiment is named, is a city in which country?

A
French Guiana
B
France
C
Belgium
D
New Caledonia
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2

What characterises deep sleep?

A
Genital activity
B
Slow wave synchronised EEG activity in the brain
C
Reduced rapid eye movement
D
Instant and alert awakening
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3

In what sport would you find a beltman?

A
Ice hockey
B
Rugby Union
C
Baseball
D
Surf lifesaving
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4

What is the principal ingredient of slivovitz brandy?

A
Apple
B
Cherry
C
Plum
D
Tangerine
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5

In which century was the Panama Canal opened?

A
20th
B
12th
C
21st
D
17th
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6

Dame Barbara Hepworth is known mainly for her work in sculpture but later in her career was known for work in what other medium?

A
Polystyrene puppets
B
Water colour landscapes
C
Lithography
D
Glass
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7

Which was the person credited with saying "The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits"?

A
Albert Einstein
B
Dianne Feinstein
C
Harvey Weinstein
D
The Rhinestone Cowboy
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