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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 January 2021

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1

Drummer Rick Allen lost an arm in an accident but continued to perform with which band?

A
Def Leppard
B
Iron Maiden
C
Black Sabbath
D
Tool
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2

What is a word game where paragraphs are written in which a particular letter or group of letters is omitted?

A
Lipogram
B
Tangram
C
Pangram
D
Anagram
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3

Ashley Jensen played Maggie Jacobs in which TV series?

A
Extras
B
The Forsyte Saga
C
Spooks
D
Upstairs and Downstairs
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4

In music, what word means increasing the loudness of the tone?

A
Glissando
B
Crescendo
C
Rallentando
D
Obbligato
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5

The London embassy of which country was seized in 1980 by gunmen demanding the release of political prisoners?

A
Portugal
B
Pakistan
C
Israel
D
Iran
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6

in 2020, where is the world's tallest building?

A
Taipei
B
Mecca
C
Shanghai
D
Dubai
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7

What name is given to the disease whereby parasites can change the behaviour of rats and mice, making them drawn to rather than fearful of the scent of cats?

A
Encephalitis
B
Catatonia
C
Tyrosine hydroxylase
D
Toxoplasmosis
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