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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 August 2020

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1

When was the first time the Paralympic Games were held in Russia?

A
1992
B
2014
C
2000
D
2010
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2

What part of the caper is salted and pickled and used as a seasoning or garnish?

A
Flower
B
Bud
C
Root
D
Stem
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3

Which young director pioneered a profoundly influential theatre approach, when he premièred "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov at the Moscow Theatre in 1898?

A
Louis Jouvet
B
Max Reinhardt
C
Konstantin Stanislavski
D
Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko
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4

There were two events called "The Siege of Sevastopol". One of them took place in which war?

A
Wars of the Roses
B
Crimean War
C
Seven Years' War
D
Boer War
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5

Which musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson won five Tony awards in its first year of its long Broadway run in 1957, including Best Musical, and the first Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album?

A
Pal Joey
B
The Music Man
C
An Affair to Remember
D
Funny Face
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6

"Farrow" is a term for a pig's giving birth, or the piglets, but is also used of what other animal?

A
Cattle
B
Deer
C
Racoons
D
Hedgehogs
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7

What is the name of Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia?

A
Port Nicholson
B
Port Jackson
C
Port Banks
D
Port Wellington
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