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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 December 2018

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1

What phrase was used to describe the separation of China from the West during the Cold War?

A
Bamboo curtain
B
Closed kimono
C
The Panda Line
D
Paper Tigers
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2

Which of these is not part of the Asian mainland?

A
China
B
Mongolia
C
Tibet
D
Philippines
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3

At the 2000 Olympics at Sydney, which Cuban was the second person in Olympic history to win three gold medals in Heavyweight boxing?

A
Daniel Bekker
B
Teófilo Stevenson
C
Félix Savón
D
Henry Tillman
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4

What is the rich soil known as loess?

A
Rotted leaf mould
B
Rock which has been ground by glacier action
C
Deep sea matter thrown to mountain height by tectonic action
D
An accumulation of wind-blown dust
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5

Which claimant to the Kingdoms of England and Ireland was de facto monarch of England after the death of Edward VI for just over a week in July 1553, and was executed in 1554?

A
Jane Seymour
B
Lady Jane Grey
C
Jane Austen
D
Calamity Jane
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6

John Williams said to Steven Spielberg, "You need a better composer than I am for this film" and got the reply "I know. But they're all dead!" What was the film?

A
Jaws
B
Saving Private Ryan
C
Munich
D
Schindler's List
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7

By the 15th century, coffee was known in the Middle East, Persia, Turkey, and northern Africa. It first arrived in Europe in the area covered by what modern day country?

A
Portugal
B
Germany
C
France
D
Italy
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