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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 February 2018

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1

To what sea is the Russian city of Saint Petersburg closest?

A
Caspian Sea
B
Black Sea
C
Baltic Sea
D
North Sea
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2

The canonisation of which English saint on 1 May ca.870 CE is still celebrated on 1 May and also on the eve of the actual day?

A
Willibald
B
Boniface
C
Walpurga, or Walburga
D
Winibald
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3

What does the Chytrid fungus particularly affect?

A
Chronically damp toes
B
Potatoes
C
Wild cats
D
Amphibians
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4

Who became the King of Sweden on 15 September 1973?

A
King Harald V
B
King Carl XVI Gustaf
C
King Albert II
D
King Juan Carlos I
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5

Who was the author, and illustrator, of "The Adventures of Uncle Lubin" (1902)?

A
Ronald Searle
B
Robert Storm Petersen (Storm P)
C
William Heath Robinson
D
Frances Hodgson Burnett
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6

Which musical term denotes a vocal slide between two pitches?

A
Tremolo
B
Vibrato
C
Appoggiatura
D
Portamento
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7

Where was the only national team boycott at a Winter Olympic Games, which was when the Taiwanese athletes arrived at the Olympic village with their Republic of China identification cards, were not admitted, and left in protest?

A
Lake Placid, 1980
B
Sapporo, 1972
C
Innsbruck, 1976
D
Sarajevo, 1984
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