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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 April 2021

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1

What weapon is traditionally held in a quiver?

A
Pistol
B
Sword
C
Dagger
D
Arrow
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2

Darwin, Cottage, May and Parrot are varieties of what?

A
Cat
B
Yarrow
C
Tulip
D
Narcissus
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3

Which of these paintings was initially described by critics as "a coquette in a carriage" and "a provocatively beautiful woman, all in velvet and fur, throwing you a sneeringly sensuous glance from a luxurious carriage - is this not one of the effluvia of big cities that allow contemptible women, dressed in outfits purchased for the price of their female chastity, onto the streets"?

A
"Femme aux Bras Croisés" by Pablo Picasso
B
"La Gioconda" by Leonardo da Vinci
C
"Golconde" by René Magritte
D
"Portrait of an Unknown Woman" by Ivan Kramskoi
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4

The CN Tower is in which Canadian city?

A
Quebec
B
Toronto
C
Vancouver
D
Edmonton
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5

Beginning in the late 15th century, expeditions mainly from Britain and which other country explored, and later settled, along the Atlantic coast of Canada?

A
France
B
Spain
C
Portugal
D
Italy
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6

Who was appointed captain of Great Britain's Davis Cup team in 2006?

A
Andy Murray
B
Jeremy Bates
C
Buster Mottram
D
John Lloyd
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7

Who is associated with the phrase "history is bunk"?

A
Henry Ford
B
Queen Victoria
C
Mao Zedong
D
Greta Garbo
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