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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 May 2018

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1

What is the name of a shoe that is traditionally made of wood?

A
Pump
B
Clog
C
Snowshoe
D
Hobnail boot
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2

Ivy, a New York dominatrix with a barely suppressed OCD problem, appears in the web series "Neurotica" showcased by which organisation?

A
CraveTV
B
Netflix
C
IFC
D
Crunchyroll.com
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3

A deck of cards developed nearly 600 years ago, with four suits known as swords, batons, cups and coins, is used for playing which game?

A
Ombre
B
Pinochle
C
Tarocchino
D
Quadrille
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4

What was the most immediate trigger for the ending of the French Fourth Republic in 1958?

A
Unrest in French Indochina
B
A coup d'├ętat in Algeria seizing power from France
C
Failure of Germany to pay its war reparations
D
The Treaty of Rome
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5

Which of these states of the USA is landlocked?

A
Utah
B
California
C
Florida
D
Texas
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6

Ronnie Verrell, an English jazz drummer who played in The Ted Heath Orchestra, The Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Jack Parnell's ATV Orchestra and for "Sunday Night at the London Palladium" also provided the drumming for what?

A
The Beatles' 1964 tour to Australia
B
"Animal" in the Muppet Show
C
Neil Young's band "Crazy Horse"
D
The CD "I Dreamed A Dream" by Susan Boyle
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7

What paraffin-derived clear, transparent liquid developed in 1924 by W. J. Stoddard and Lloyd E. Jackson began to be used by dry cleaners in 1928 and has become a common organic solvent used in painting and decorating?

A
White spirit
B
Turpentine
C
Kerosene
D
Methylated spirit
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