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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 February 2018

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What are some of the most important physics principles involved in enabling ice skaters to perform on the ice?

A
All of these
B
Conservation of angular momentum, and melting point of ice
C
Newton's principle of action and reaction
D
Friction and inertia
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2

What is essential for the sport known as errekorteak in Basque and recortes in Spanish?

A
A ball and basket gloves
B
A bull
C
A chicken
D
Metal discs and a target
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3

The television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997–2003), "Firefly" (2002) and which other series were created or co-created by screenwriter, director, producer, comic book writer, and composer Joss Whedon?

A
Dollhouse (2009–10)
B
All of these
C
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (from 2013)
D
Angel (1999–2004)
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4

Where did biltong originate?

A
Northern Canada
B
Southern Africa
C
Mongolia
D
Greenland
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5

Who wrote the music for the musical “Mamma Mia!”?

A
Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
B
Andrew Lloyd Webber
C
George Gershwin
D
Elton John
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6

What is the symbol for a 13th wedding anniversary?

A
Glass
B
Paper
C
Lace
D
Pottery
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7

During World War II, Japan occupied which part of the USA?

A
Aleutian Islands, Alaska
B
Buffalo, New York
C
Dallas, Texas
D
Las Vegas, Nevada
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