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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 February 2020

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What is a doosra?

A
A dart that bounces off the wire (darts)
B
A time period (polo)
C
A bowling style (cricket)
D
A bathing cap (synchronised swimming)
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2

Who directed the allied forces at the second Battle of El Alamein?

A
Eisenhower
B
Wingate
C
Rommel
D
Montgomery
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3

What was the fate of Mary Queen of Scots in Donizetti's opera "Maria Stuarda"?

A
She goes mad and commits suicide
B
She was stabbed to death by her lover
C
She was beheaded
D
She died of consumption
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4

The Manhattan Project, led by the USA and including scientists from the UK and Canada, was the codename for a project that ran from 1942 to 1946 to develop what?

A
Tall buildings
B
Refrigeration
C
Atomic bomb
D
Four-wheel drive vehicles
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5

Which of these US cities is the southernmost?

A
Phoenix
B
Las Vegas
C
Albuquerque
D
Memphis
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6

What do the words "xoxo", "pogonophobia" and "yarn bombing" have in common?

A
They don't show in any official dictionary
B
They are words coined by talk show host Stephen Colbert
C
They are words officially banned in the Index librorum prohibitorum
D
They are some of the words officially added to the Oxford English Dictionary since 2015
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7

What name is given to a cultural and societal phenomenon characterised by an excessive preoccupation with the individual's own appearance, accompanied by difficulties coping with the aging process and with the requirements of maturation?

A
Cynanthropy
B
New World Syndrome
C
Paris syndrome
D
Dorian Gray Syndrome
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