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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 May 2019

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1

What can "obverse" mean?

A
Insensitive or wilfully blind to a fact, or something seen by others as a truth
B
"Tails" side of a coin
C
Back of a page in a book
D
The opposite aspect of a fact
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2

Who painted two versions of "Portrait of Dr. Gachet" in 1890?

A
Andy Warhol
B
Jackson Pollock
C
Vincent van Gogh
D
Peter Blake
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3

The national flag of which country differs from the Italian tricolor only because it contains the national coat of arms?

A
Chad
B
Cyprus
C
Mexico
D
Ghana
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4

The first modern Olympic games as we currently know them were held in which century?

A
12th
B
16th
C
21st
D
19th
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5

What is the name given to the planet Venus when it appears in the West after sunset?

A
Morning glory
B
Evening Star
C
Drive time host
D
Afternoon delight
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6

In February 1841, English polymath, inventor, politician and scientist William Henry Fox Talbot patented a process which was seminal in the development of what?

A
Electric clock
B
Mauveine, the first synthetic organic dye
C
Power loom
D
Photography
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7

Which country, after its Act of Union agreement expired, held a four-day plebiscite in 1944 and became an independent republic on 17 June 1944, with Sveinn Björnsson as the first President?

A
Faeroes Islands
B
Greenland
C
Iceland
D
Finland
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