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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 December 2017

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1

According to the proverb, people who sup with whom should use a long spoon?

A
Birds of a feather
B
He who laughs last
C
Humpty Dumpty
D
The devil
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2

What did the original name of the game now known as mahjong mean?

A
Sparrow
B
Tiles
C
Sesame paste
D
Pairs
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3

Apart from its coastline with the South China Sea, which country is completely surrounded by the state of Sarawak, Malaysia, which also divides it in two?

A
Somalia
B
Yemen
C
Kuwait
D
Brunei
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4

Which US film actress married and divorced both Orson Welles and Prince Aly Khan?

A
Olivia de Havilland
B
Jean Harlow
C
Marilyn Munro
D
Rita Hayworth
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5

What is an open plane curve formed by the intersection of a cone with a plane parallel to its side, resembling the path of a projectile under the action of gravity?

A
Parabola
B
Hyperbola
C
Oval
D
Ovoid
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6

Cameron Carpenter, born in Pennsylvania and currently living in the USA and Berlin, was the first what to be nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album?

A
Balalaika player
B
First People's artist
C
Deaf performer
D
Organist
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7

What connects one of the symbols of the Lillehammer Winter Olympics 1994, and two Norwegian teenagers on the island of Tro, Norway, in 2016?

A
Their mother designed the symbol while living on the island
B
They defaced 5,000 year old carvings on the island, one of which inspired the symbol
C
They were performing tableaux vivants of Olympic symbols
D
They found the original sketches for the symbol
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