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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 April 2021

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1

What did Basutoland change its name to in 1966?

A
Zimbabwe
B
Lesotho
C
Tanzania
D
Botswana
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2

Something formed to resemble glass is known as what?

A
Crazed
B
Vitriform
C
Vulcanised
D
Serrated
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3

What name was commonly used for the struggle that emerged after World War II between capitalism and communism that centred around the USSR & the USA and their partners, that lasted from about 1947 to 1991?

A
The Big Freeze
B
The Mexican Stand-Off
C
The Cold War
D
The Gulf
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4

A home for music and intimate performance, well-established in Europe in the 19th century, flourishing in early 20th century, and attended by a wide cross-section of society, sparked a number of films. What was the name for the venue and style?

A
Music hall
B
Soiree
C
Cabaret
D
Savoy
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5

What does the word "dissemble" mean?

A
To conceal something
B
To pull something apart
C
To move away
D
To disperse a group
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6

Who was the legless World War II fighter pilot who was detained in German prisoner of war camps for 4 years?

A
Douglas MacArthur
B
Douglas Meinhof
C
Douglas Bader
D
Douglas Adams
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7

What do the following refer to - Bernard Stamm (Bobst Group Armor Lux, Switzerland 2002), Bernard Stamm (Cheminées Poujoulat, Switzerland 2006-7), Brad van Liew (Le Pingouin, USA 2010-11)?

A
Designers for craft in the America's Cup
B
Teams competing for the round the world yacht race, the Jules Verne Trophy
C
Sponsored participants in the Oceans Classic yacht race, Route du Rhum
D
Winners in the round the world yacht race currently called Velux 5 Oceans Race
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