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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 February 2021

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The tectonic plates that lie under the Earth's crust constantly move; in which general direction does the South American Plate which is under South America and much of the Atlantic west of the mid-Atlantic Ridge move?

A
South
B
East
C
North
D
West
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2

Which alternative rock band was co-founded in 1989 in Limerick, Ireland, by lead singer Niall Quinn with brothers Mike and Noel Hogan and Fergal Lawler?

A
Fox Jaw
B
Tigwara
C
The Cranberries
D
mynameisjOhn
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3

When Adolf Hitler stormed a large public meeting in a beer hall in 1923, "the beer hall putsch", as part of an eventually failed coup, who was he proposing as head of a new government?

A
Rudolf Hess
B
Himself
C
General Erich Ludendorff
D
Bavarian politician Gustav Ritter von Kahr
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4

In Irish folklore, what do leprechauns make?

A
Bagpipes
B
Shillelaghs
C
Shells
D
Shoes
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5

A tour by a sporting group caused major unrest in their host country,1971 in Australia and 1981 in New Zealand, leading to a state of emergency being declared during the tour. Which was the group?

A
West Indies national cricket team
B
Citroen World Rally Team
C
Chinese national athletics team
D
South African rugby union national team
Select from the options above.
6

Which playwright wrote the plays that won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1963 & 2002 and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1967, 1975 & 1994, and gained nominations for Tony Award for Best Play in 1964, 1965, 1967 & 1975, Tony Award for Best Author of a Play in 1965, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2001 & 2003 and a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play in 2005?

A
Alan Bennett
B
Michael Frayn
C
Doug Wright
D
Edward Albee
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7

What pupates?

A
A spider
B
A pregnant dog
C
An insect larva
D
A student
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