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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 December 2018

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1

The vast swathe of mostly treeless grassland plains which stretches west to east across central Asia is usually called what?

A
Veldt
B
Steppe
C
Prairie
D
Pampas
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2

The "A" in "AGM" stands for what sort of General Meeting?

A
Aggravating
B
Agonising
C
Annual
D
Argumentative
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3

In the Olympic shot put competition, what is the weight of the women's shot?

A
24 kilograms (52.92 pounds)
B
7.26 kilograms (16 lb)
C
14.52 kilograms (32 pounds)
D
4 kilograms (8.82 lb)
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4

Where did Jeffrey Eugenides, the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Middlesex" (2002) dealing with gender identity and gene inheritance in a Greek family, grow up, an area he saw as a haunting and continuing influence?

A
Berlin, Germany
B
Corfu, Greece
C
Detroit, Michigan, USA
D
Ankara, Turkey
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5

In 1967 five countries formed the Association for Regional Cooperation among the Countries of Southeast Asia, known as ASEAN. The countries were Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and which other country?

A
Brunei
B
Cambodia
C
The Philippines
D
Myanmar (Burma)
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6

What do the Imaginarium Studios specialise in?

A
Digital performance and motion capture for visual moving media
B
Wallpaper design
C
Augmented reality games
D
Animated sculpture
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7

After public outrage over a painting by Goya of a nude woman ("the first totally profane life-size female nude in Western art"), he refused to paint clothes on her, and created a new painting of the same woman in the same pose, clothed. The paintings are known as "The Nude ... " what and "The Clothed ..." what?

A
Maja
B
Sultana
C
Recliner
D
Bather
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