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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 May 2021

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1

The 1860 rediscovery by the West of what, is said to have led directly to France's adopting the whole area as a protectorate in 1863?

A
The Ananda Temple
B
Wat Phou
C
The Temple of the Emerald Buddha
D
Angkor Wat
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2

Which of these is most commonly found in apples?

A
Citric acid
B
Folic acid
C
Malic acid
D
Coconuts
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3

Which musical instrument was brought to international attention by its use to signify one of the characters in the soundtrack of a 1966 film also containing whistling and yodelling?

A
Balalaika
B
Bouzouki
C
Ocarina
D
Pan flute
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4

In his digital graphic novel "The Wormworld Saga", German author and artist Daniel Lieske centres on the adventures of a small boy. What is the boy's name?

A
Raya
B
Till Eulen
C
John Keen
D
Jonas Berg
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5

When did the simplified style of samba known as Bossa Nova beat develop?

A
1890s
B
1920
C
1980s
D
Late 1950s and early 1960s
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6

For one of the major and long-established 4-yearly international sporting contests, what is the final in the series blue, yellow, black, green…?

A
White
B
Red
C
Purple
D
Orange
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7

What used to characterise Lake Poopó in Bolivia, effectively dry since some time before the end of 2015 ?

A
It is home to one of the few wild colonies of the Great Basin spadefoot toad
B
Multiple dried tree stumps
C
A bright red colour
D
It was highly saline
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