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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2020

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1

Which of these items was invented in Budapest?

A
Basketball
B
Volleyball
C
Rubik's Cube
D
Monopoly
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2

A notable representative of the Flemish Primitives, or the Early Netherlandish painting school, was which artist or artists?

A
Johannes Vermeer
B
The Limbourg brothers
C
Nicolaas van Eyck
D
Hieronymus Bosch
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3

In English folklore, what symbolises fertility and rebirth?

A
The Red Lion
B
The Green Man
C
The Black Horse
D
The Yellow Peril
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4

What marks a 40th wedding anniversary?

A
Gold
B
Ruby
C
Silver arrow
D
Emerald
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5

Which New Zealand-born operatic bass-baritone who made his formal debut in "Nabucco" in 1959 has had famous roles in "Wotan" at Bayreuth (1979-80), "Der Fliegende Holländer" (1974), "Elektra" (1980), "Die Meistersinger" (c.1990), and "Arabella" (with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, 1994)?

A
Temuera Morrison
B
Edmund Hilary
C
David Lange
D
Donald McIntyre
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6

What is a scalar quantity?

A
A stage in the measure of tornadoes
B
A measure of the bulk of a fish
C
A quantity in a geometric progression
D
A quantity in mathematics or physics that is completely described by its magnitude
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7

Which of these trains stops at Lille?

A
Eurostar
B
The Ghan
C
Tranz Alpine
D
Bullet train
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