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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2020

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1

What does the US institute, NARAS founded in 1957, hand out annually?

A
Grammy Awards
B
Tony Awards
C
Alexander von Humboldt Medal
D
ESPY Awards
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2

Events at Appomattox Court House were one of the events that heralded the end of which war?

A
The War of 1812
B
American War of Independence
C
American Civil War
D
War of the Spanish Succession
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3

What is the golden ratio, divine proportion or golden mean in mathematical terms?

A
Two : one
B
A ratio where two quantities have the same ratio as their sum is to the larger of the two
C
Pi : 1
D
4 : 3
Select from the options above.
4

David Seaman and David Beckham are connected with which sport?

A
Baseball
B
Soccer
C
Ice hockey
D
Rugby League
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5

British singer, songwriter, electronic music DJ, and model, Deborah Dyer is particularly known for her work as lead vocalist of which rock band?

A
Bloc Party
B
Oasis
C
Blur
D
Skunk Anansie
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6

What is shigin?

A
Breeding chrysanthemums
B
A 19th century Japanese singing style
C
A defence in kendo
D
A method of cooking one type of dumpling
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7

Which construction, designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen and structural engineer Hannskarl Bandel in 1947, that stands 630 feet (192 m) tall and is 630 feet (192 m) wide at its base, is called "the tallest monument in the USA"?

A
Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC
B
Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles
C
The Gateway Arch, in St. Louis, Missouri,
D
The Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington DC
Select from the options above.
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