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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 April 2016

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1

What sea creature living in the Arctic has a tapering tusk, spirally grooved, 2 to 3 metres (7 to 10 feet) long?

A
Narwhal
B
Beluga whale
C
Sperm whale
D
Uniwhale
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2

A painting by Sandro Botticelli that depicts a goddess, having emerged from the sea as a full grown woman, arriving at the sea-shore on a sea shell is called "The Birth of ... " who?

A
Mars
B
Venus
C
Neptune
D
Pluto
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3

How many of the Great Lakes form part of the border between the U S A and Canada?

A
3
B
5
C
6
D
4
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4

The Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh in 2013 was the collapse of what?

A
A residential high-rise
B
An eight-storey garment factory
C
A bridge
D
A marketplace
Select from the options above.
5

On July 6, 2007, the IOC approved what new venture to complement the Olympic Games, starting in 2010?

A
The Winter Olympic Games for winter sports held on snow or ice
B
The Paralympic Games for athletes with physical and visual disabilities
C
Youth Games, for athletes between the ages of 14 and 18
D
The Animal Olympics, for trained animals
Select from the options above.
6

In the 1960's, record players were manufactured to revolve at 78, 45 and 33 revolutions per minute, and what other speed?

A
20 rpm
B
16 rpm
C
66 rpm
D
156 rpm
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7

Who had hit records with "Eh Eh", "Let's Dance" and "Poker Face"?

A
Julie Andrews
B
David Bowie
C
Lady Ga Ga
D
Gracie Fields
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