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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 June 2020

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1

What caused the cancellation or postponement of multiple sporting events in 2020?

A
Nothing, there was no multiple cancellation or postponement in 2020
B
International financial crashes
C
Audiences for sport declined
D
Multiple national lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic, which restricted travel and crowds
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2

What was La Fronde in France between 1648 and 1653?

A
A series of civil wars
B
A type of rose developed to compete with the tulip craze in the Netherlands
C
A trebuchet developed for use in the Thirty Years War
D
Festivals of commedia dell'arte
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3

What is a statement or group of statements that leads to a contradiction or a situation which defies intuition?

A
Paradigm
B
Paragon
C
Paradox
D
Paradiddle
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4

In how many years since the Nobel Prize in Literature was first awarded in 1901 until 2019, has the prize not been awarded?

A
12
B
None
C
6
D
2
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5

Who wrote under the pseudonym Alcofribas Nasier?

A
Molière
B
François Rabelais
C
Geoffrey Chaucer
D
Thomas Malory
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6

Cerro Aconcagua in the Andes, the highest mountain in the Americas and the highest mountain outside Asia, is 112 km (70 miles) from which closest city?

A
Panama City, Panama
B
Mendoza, Argentina
C
Brasilia, Brazil
D
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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7

Uranium is found in which of these ores?

A
Serendibite
B
Pitchblende
C
Sepiolite
D
Idocrase
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