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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 February 2021

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1

What is the name for a forked twig used in searching for something that is hidden?

A
Seeking stick
B
Magic wand
C
Divining rod
D
Telephone pole
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2

Before 1949, by what name was Thailand known?

A
French Indo China
B
Burma
C
Laos
D
Siam
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3

Andrea Jaeger of the US had a successful career in professional tennis, becoming World Ranked number 2, between the ages of 15 and 19, but it ended prematurely due to major shoulder injuries. What profession did she take up in 2006?

A
Chief Executive of a sports equipment retail chain
B
Advertising executive
C
Nun
D
Television newsreader
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4

Which of these was never a member of the Rolling Stones?

A
Mick Taylor
B
Peter Green
C
Bill Wyman
D
Brian Jones
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5

Whose 33rd album was called "In Search of the Fourth Chord"?

A
Black Sabbath
B
Led Zeppelin
C
Motorhead
D
Status Quo
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6

In 1963, US President Johnson imposed a 25 % tax (almost 10 times the average) on potato starch, dextrin, brandy, and light trucks, resulting in VW vans and pickups disappearing from the U.S. market. Why?

A
Bribery of his officials by the auto industry ("Motorgate")
B
France and West Germany had placed tariffs on imports of US chicken
C
To strengthen his position regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement
D
Lack of a public expression of sympathy by West Germany after the Kennedy assassination
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7

What is the word for a male turkey?

A
Bull
B
Buck
C
Stag
D
Tom
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