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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 February 2021

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1

The term "rope-a-dope" is from what sport?

A
Boxing
B
Rodeo
C
Bungee jumping
D
American football
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2

What was Heath Ledger's final performance on film?

A
The Joker in "The Dark Knight"
B
Barker and disgraced philanthropist, Tony Shepard, in "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"
C
A whale in "King Rat"
D
Actor Robbie Clark in "I'm Not There"
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3

In astronomy, what is AU?

A
The mean distance of the Sun from the Earth
B
The aphelion of Uranus
C
The Baily's beads effect
D
The Goldilocks range of orbits around a star within which a planet could support liquid water
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4

Where is the Namib?

A
Chile
B
South-western coast of Africa
C
The Sahel
D
Mongolia
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5

Who initiated the interactive 1961 art work "Painting to Hammer a Nail"?

A
Salvador Dali
B
Andy Warhol
C
Yoko Ono
D
Norman Rockwell
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6

The Indian dish "Dopiaza" is named for the Indian word for which of these, which is an ingredient?

A
Broccoli
B
Potato
C
Spinach
D
Onion
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7

Which shipping passage was closed from 1967 to 1975?

A
Kiel Canal
B
Panama Canal
C
Birmingham Canal
D
Suez Canal
Select from the options above.
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