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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 February 2016

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1

Who was the author of "Around The World In 80 Days" and "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea"?

A
H G Wells
B
Jules Verne
C
H Rider Haggard
D
Jonathan Swift
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2

Before 1991, Slovenia was part of which country?

A
Iraq
B
Greece
C
Turkey
D
Yugoslavia
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3

Which painters aim to convey a state of mind rather than create a realistic representation, such as El Greco, Bosch, Goya, Grunewald and Munch?

A
Expressionist
B
Impressionist
C
Cubist
D
Pre-Raphaelite
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4

What would one use a spurtle for?

A
Increasing the speed of a launched missile
B
Stirring porridge
C
Reinforcing a cockerel's spur
D
Stitching a tapestry
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5

Who will be the defending champions in the FIP World Polo Championships in 2015?

A
Mexico
B
Argentina
C
France
D
Australia
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6

Until 1992, TASS was the official news agency for which organisation?

A
News Corp
B
Rolling Stones Records
C
Soviet Union
D
Germany
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7

What can be defined as "the resistance to motion when two bodies in contact are moved away from each other"?

A
Inertia
B
Momentum
C
Friction
D
Romance
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