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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 March 2017

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1

What was the immediate reason for riots in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, in April 2007?

A
Estonia's joining the European Union
B
Redesign of the Estonian flag
C
Relocation of a bronze monument to USSR soldiers fallen in World War II
D
Release of the IT application Skype
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2

What name was given to a group of painters who first exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in Paris in 1905, including Matisse, Braque, Derain, van Dongen and Dufy, who presented bold forms, brilliant colours and clearly defined patterns?

A
Impressionists
B
Les Sauvages
C
Les Fauves
D
Neoplasticists
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3

What would be an internationally expected sight in Harbin in the province of Heilongjiang, north-eastern China, in January?

A
Sandcastle building
B
Kite flying
C
Ice and snow sculpture
D
Chess playing
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4

Kōhei Uchimura from Japan was the gold medallist at the 2012 and the 2016 Summer Olympics in what?

A
Marathon
B
Dressage
C
Individual All-round artistic gymnastics
D
3 m springboard diving
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5

Who is represented as bringing light to Swedish homes on December 13th?

A
St Lucia
B
Apollo
C
Baldur
D
Belisama
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6

Which element, with a melting point of 3,370 degrees C was discovered in 1783 by José and Fausto Elhuyar?

A
Mercury
B
Aluminium
C
Phosphorus
D
Tungsten
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7

What Pope took office on 21 June 1963?

A
John XXIII
B
Paul VI
C
George III
D
Ringo I
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