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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 January 2021

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1

Which of these countries does NOT appear in the CIA’s classification of "Western Europe"?

A
Ireland
B
Luxembourg
C
Monaco
D
Liechtenstein
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2

What is the scientific term used when something is moving from a solid to a gas without passing through a liquid state?

A
Subject
B
Sublimation
C
Submarine
D
Simplification
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3

The World Trade Centre complex that was in New York City's downtown financial district until 2001 was made up of how many buildings when the last was built in 1985?

A
2
B
1
C
7
D
3
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4

Who became Head of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1954 (for 22 years), and received an honorary knighthood in 1975 for his role in pioneering the exploration of space?

A
William (Bill) Pickering
B
Joseph Canaveral
C
Charles Atlas
D
Teddy Kennedy
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5

Which set of 19 piano pieces based on folk themes were composed by Franz Liszt between 1846 and 1885 and named after his homeland?

A
The German Sonatas
B
The Brazilian Cantatas
C
The Hungarian Rhapsodies
D
The Egyptian Etudes
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6

What was a demonstration sport at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, when the opening ceremony featured a mass demonstration of it, involving hundreds of adults and children?

A
Korfball
B
Beach volleyball
C
Synchronised swimming
D
Taekwondo
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7

What metal marks a 10th wedding anniversary?

A
Copper
B
Tin
C
Bronze
D
Silver
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