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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 August 2020

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1

The Edinburgh Agreement, or Decision, in 1992 was reached to what?

A
Allow Scotland to modify the Good Friday Agreement
B
Allow Scotland to accept the UK's decision to ratify the 1992 Maastricht Treaty
C
Remove the last barrier to the European Union's coming into effect shortly afterwards
D
Set up the devolved Scottish Government
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2

Michelangelo sculpted his statue of David in which century?

A
14th
B
15th
C
16th
D
17th
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3

Elements in the periodic table show two main numbers. What does the number with decimal places represent?

A
Its atomic number
B
Its atomic mass
C
Its electron configuration
D
Its periodicity
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4

What do Seung-Hui Cho, Thomas Watt Hamilton, Robert Steinhäuser, Charles Joseph Whitman, Tim Kretschmer, Marc Lépine, Dylan Bennet Klebold, Eric David Harris, Farda Gadirov, Bai Ningyang and Walter Seifert have in common?

A
They carried out massacres at schools
B
They captained dodgeball teams
C
They were members of US Olympic table tennis teams
D
They were policemen accused of racial bias during arrests
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5

What item of clothing, seen frequently on news media being worn by former President of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat, was popularised in the west, ?

A
Keffiyeh or kufiya
B
Kaftan
C
Abaya
D
Thawb or thobe
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6

What type of competition is "Western Pleasure", a popular type of competition in the USA?

A
Swimming
B
Equestrian
C
Roping
D
Concours d'Elegance
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7

What is recognised as the world's largest island?

A
Australia
B
Greenland
C
New Guinea
D
Madagascar
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