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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 October 2018

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1

In ballet, which of these terms means a controlled turn on one leg, starting with one or both legs in plié and rising onto demi-pointe or pointe?

A
Entrechat
B
Jete
C
Pirouette
D
Arabesque
Select from the options above.
2

Although António de Oliveira Salazar, Prime Minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968, did not resign, was not deposed, and had not died, the President appointed Marcelo Caetano in his place in 1968. Why?

A
He had dementia
B
He was deemed incapacitated by a brain haemorrhage after he fell in a bath
C
He married a 12 year old Muslim girl
D
He became a monk
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these pairs has not starred in a film called "A Star Is Born"?

A
Janet Gaynor and Fredric March
B
Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson
C
Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey
D
Judy Garland and James Mason
Select from the options above.
4

What is a common name for the Yucca Palm, Yucca brevifolia?

A
Datil
B
Adam's Needle
C
Spanish Bayonet
D
Joshua Tree
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5

Which 14th century scribe and seller of books (as well as builder of what is understood to be the oldest stone house in Paris still standing) is quoted as a character in a series of famous books in the 21st century?

A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Dante Alighieri
C
Filippo Brunelleschi
D
Nicolas Flamel
Select from the options above.
6

If you were watching a game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers, what sport would they be playing?

A
Cricket
B
Ice hockey
C
Snooker
D
Rugby Union
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these countries does not have a capital city where the name starts and ends with the same letter?

A
Eritrea
B
Australia
C
Kazakhstan
D
Norway
Select from the options above.
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