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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 May 2016

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1

Which team was the runner-up at the 3rd American Football World Cup in Kawasaki, Japan, in 2007?

A
Germany
B
United States
C
Japan
D
Sweden
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2

Who sang with UB40 on their hit record "I Got You Babe"?

A
Cher
B
Tom Jones
C
Chrissy Hynde
D
Beyonce
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3

Where are the Sugarloaf Mountain, the Morro da Babilônia, the Morro da Urca, and Mount Corcovado (with its famous giant religious statue)?

A
Ustroń, Poland
B
Gateshead, England
C
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D
Manado, Indonesia
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4

Doves Type created in the late 19th century by, and exclusively for, Doves Press based on a 1470s typeface and used to print special works, now highly prized, was resurrected in 2015 after 100 years by Robert Green; why was it not used in the meantime?

A
The man who commissioned the type threw the matrices into the River Thames
B
Doves Press was destroyed by bombing in WW I
C
When the Doves Press partnership was dissolved the partners put a 100 year stop on use of the type
D
It fell out of fashion
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5

An alembic in a chemist's or alchemist's laboratory is likely to be used to do what?

A
Guard the eyes from flame or fumes
B
Melt metals
C
Distil liquid chemicals
D
Boil liquids
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6

Antoni Gaudi is responsible for the architecture of which building which is still being constructed to his original plans and drawings, 90 years after his death?

A
Casa Mila
B
Sagrada Familia
C
Colegio Teresiano
D
Güell Palace
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7

During the Cold War, what Eastern European alliance was the equivalent of NATO?

A
Pravda
B
Arab League
C
SMERSH
D
Warsaw Pact
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