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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 December 2017

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1

In which of these is the term "seisin" more likely to be used?

A
In cancer treatment
B
In transfer of land ownership
C
Describing and/or treating a stroke
D
In Malaysian cooking
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2

Where is something usually called "dark matter" found?

A
Everywhere in the universe
B
On an artist's palette
C
Round the hydrothermal vents in the Mariana Trench
D
In the heart of a white dwarf star
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3

Which Dutch artist painted "Sunflowers" and was the subject of a pop song by Don McLaine?

A
Thomas Gainsborough
B
Rembrandt
C
Jackson Pollock
D
Vincent van Gogh
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4

When was the Court of Arbitration for Sport established, and by which body?

A
1949, by the International Olympic Committee
B
1923, by Baron Pierre de Coubertin
C
1984, by the International Olympic Committee
D
1996, by the European Court of Justice
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5

Who designed Britain's first atomic bomb, which was exploded aboard HMS Plym in the Monte Bello Islands in October 1952?

A
Sir Fred Hoyle
B
Lord Ernest Rutherford
C
Raymond Mays
D
Dr W G Penney
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6

What is present name of the city which gave its original name to the famous Angostura bitters?

A
Londrina, Brazil
B
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
C
Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
D
Cali, Colombia
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7

What is the name of the traditional character in Commedia dell' Arte who is a braggart with a rough country wit, a black mask and large nose?

A
Columbine
B
Pierrot
C
Punchinello
D
Harlequin
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