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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 January 2021

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1

Science fiction novels were written by which of these?

A
Ernest Hemingway
B
Zane Grey
C
Ian Fleming
D
Ray Bradbury
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2

Apart from one species, bromeliads are native to where?

A
Laos
B
Central Africa
C
The Philippines
D
The USA and South America
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3

What forms part of the official symbol of Jainism, known as the Jain Prateek Chihna, agreed upon in 1974?

A
Lotus flower
B
Sauwastika
C
Dharmachakra (eight-spoked wheel)
D
Swastika
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4

When was the first World Cup cricket contest held?

A
1983
B
1979
C
1975
D
1971
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5

What genre did Howard L. Chace, a professor of French, use when he wrote "Ladle Rat Rotten Hut", the story of Little Red Riding Hood written using English words (but never the correct ones) to demonstrate that the intonation of spoken English is almost as important to the meaning as the words themselves?

A
Carcinogenic evolution
B
Telephonic substitution
C
Homophonic transformation
D
Telegraphic reconstruction
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6

Who was or were baptised into the Christian Church, in "the Baptism of Poland" in 966?

A
All the women and children of the tribes in what was becoming Poland
B
The ruler of the Polish state and most of his court
C
The ruler's favourite war horse
D
The leaders of all the tribes in the area and their wives
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7

Which is furthest south?

A
Maracaibo
B
The islands of Tierra del Fuego
C
Brasilia
D
Santiago
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