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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 August 2020

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1

James Reese Europe was a leading early 20th century exponent of what?

A
Ragtime music
B
International economic theory
C
Modern dance
D
Racing yacht design
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2

Which of these is a small, air-operated tool that sprays various media including ink and dye, and most often paint, by a process of nebulization?

A
Gaspbrush
B
Puffbrush
C
Airbrush
D
Whooshbrush
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3

At the 1976 Olympics, who, at age 14, scored so highly that the score board could not display her score?

A
Ludmilla Tourischeva of Russia
B
Yelena Davydova of Russia
C
Mary Lou Retton of the USA
D
Nadia Com─âneci of Romania
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4

What causes the initial sting in the reaction to contact with stinging nettle?

A
Melittin
B
Formic acid
C
Phospholipase
D
Histamine
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5

Where was the cocktail "daiquiri" invented?

A
Cuba
B
Italy
C
Spain
D
Brazil
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6

An 1885 ceremony conducted by Sir Donald Smith in Craigellachie, British Columbia, Canada, marked what event?

A
Completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway
B
Canada became a Dominion
C
Canada won its first international ice hockey game, against the USA
D
Agreement was reached with the USA over borders
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7

The Yenisei River in Asia flows in which direction?

A
East
B
South
C
North
D
West
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