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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 February 2017

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1

Miso soup is the cuisine of which country?

A
Japan
B
Thailand
C
Sri Lanka
D
Italy
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2

In 449 CE the Huns, led by Attila, are said to have reached an agreement with the Eastern Romans for war between them to cease, based on what?

A
The sister of a powerful Roman general, Honoria, was given to Attila as a wife
B
Attila paid the Romans an annual tribute of 2100 pounds of gold
C
The Romans paid the Huns an annual tribute of 2100 pounds of gold
D
Attila swore allegiance to the Eastern Roman Emperor, Theodosius II
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3

The name "vadose" for one of the Earth's soil layers comes from a Latin word meaning what?

A
Shallow
B
Marshy
C
Granular
D
Shifting
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4

What do some species of squid use to communicate in courtship or hunting?

A
Deep grunting sounds
B
Patterned touches with tentacles
C
Chromatophores
D
Beak clicking
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5

In which century did the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch paint the first version of his famous "The Scream"?

A
20th
B
19th
C
18th
D
21st
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6

Which French composer's works include the opera "Samson et Dalila" and the orchestral work "Carnaval des Animaux"?

A
Jules Massenet
B
Léo Delibes
C
Georges Bizet
D
Charles Camille Saint Saens
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7

Most of what Brazilian team died in a plane crash in November 2016 near to Medellin in Colombia?

A
Canarinho, the national football team
B
Chapecoense, Chapeco's football team
C
Cheerleaders
D
National Capoeira team
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