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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 February 2020

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Which of these is a form of clay used in the production of oil paint pigments, the name for which derives from the most notable Renaissance location for it, a city in Tuscany, Italy?

A
Tuscan
B
Sienna
C
Imola
D
Bari
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2

What is the name of the process by which plants obtain carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water?

A
Photosynthesis
B
Osmosis
C
Elephantiasis
D
Agoraphobia
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3

Where is Lake George?

A
Northern Territory, Australia
B
New York, USA
C
Manitoba, Canada
D
Scottish Highlands
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4

What were some of the December, 1773, Boston "tea tossers" wearing when they made their protest?

A
Sailor's clothes
B
Black face
C
Large-peaked convict caps
D
Native American headdresses and blankets
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5

In ballet, which of these terms means "a step of beating in which the dancer jumps into the air and rapidly crosses the legs before and behind"?

A
Arabesque
B
Jete
C
Pirouette
D
Entrechat
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6

Who won the Best Actress Oscar for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen"?

A
Lucy Liu
B
Penelope Cruz
C
Helen Mirren
D
Halle Berry
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7

In 1998 the Iroquois nation sent its first team to the world championships of which sport?

A
Polo
B
Archery
C
Lacrosse
D
Javelin
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