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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 April 2020

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1

A rapid alternation of a note with the note immediately below or above it in the scale is known as what?

A
Mordic
B
Mordant
C
Mordhau
D
Mordent
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2

What is the common name for a strategic board game for two players who alternately place black and white stones on the vacant intersections of a grid of 19×19 lines?

A
Go
B
Draughts
C
Scrabble
D
Chess
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3

What links these countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, the Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, the Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati?

A
They have all been colonised by Portugal
B
The equator passes through each of them
C
They use the same units of currency
D
They all have populations of between 4 and 5 million
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4

According to the Guinness Book of Records, what film became, in 1995, the biggest box office failure?

A
Cutthroat Island
B
Waterworld
C
Plan 9 from Outer Space
D
Around the World in 80 Days
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5

Which US president started and pursued the hardline rivalry after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies, usually called the Cold War?

A
Franklin D. Roosevelt
B
Harry S Truman
C
John Kennedy
D
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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6

What are formed from linear chains of amino acids?

A
Proteins
B
Carbohydrates
C
Enzymes
D
Vitamins
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7

When was the phrase "under God" included in the American Pledge of Allegiance?

A
1892
B
1954
C
1924
D
1923
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