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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 January 2018

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Which city, rebuilt in the Art Deco style after being largely razed by an earthquake in 1931, has become recognized as architecturally unique, and in 2007 was nominated for UNESCO World Heritage Site status?

A
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B
Havana, Cuba
C
Napier, New Zealand
D
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Select from the options above.
2

What is the pub game played in Basque country, which straddles parts of north-central Spain and south-western France, where 10 metal discs are thrown at a structure including a mill and a bridge?

A
Igel jokoa (frog game)
B
Bola jokoa (bowls)
C
Laiariak (laia competitions)
D
Oilar jokoa (chicken game)
Select from the options above.
3

Which was one of the longest running characters in a British TV series, from 1979 to 1994, who never appears on screen?

A
' Er indoors
B
She who must be obeyed
C
Little Cousin Scampi
D
Basil Brush
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4

The Peasants' Revolt in England in 1381 led by men such as John Ball, Wat Tyler and Jack Straw, and the most extreme and widespread insurrection in English history, was about what?

A
Racial persecution
B
Religious freedom
C
Taxation
D
Lack of state-provided education
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these was one of the members of the EU to replace their national currency with the euro in 1999?

A
Sweden
B
United Kingdom
C
Denmark
D
Italy
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Switzerland
B
Denmark
C
Brazil
D
Australia
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7

What is an eye defect due to the abnormal formation of the cornea or lens resulting in an inability to see horizontal and vertical objects clearly, simultaneously?

A
Conjunctivitis
B
Astigmatism
C
Myopia
D
Bursitis
Select from the options above.
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