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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 October 2021

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1

In a casino, what is the name of the box that holds multiple decks of playing cards?

A
Slope
B
Cast
C
Shoe
D
Glove
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2

In November 1983 a bomb was exploded in the US Capitol building in Washington, D.C. What was the reason given?

A
Retaliation for US military actions in Grenada and Lebanon
B
Protest at the US-supported bombing of Laos
C
A call for independence for Puerto Rico
D
A claim that the US was plagued by cannibalism and a fictional disease
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3

What embroidery technique is to gather fabric so that it can stretch, and was commonly used in cuffs, bodices, and necklines in garments where buttons were undesirable before elastic?

A
Couching
B
Smocking
C
Sashiko quilting
D
Broderie Anglaise
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4

Although much reduced and fragmented, the Atlantic Forest stretches where?

A
The coasts of southern Greenland
B
Along the coasts of the Gulf of Guinea
C
The coasts of Nova Scotia
D
Along the Brazilian Atlantic coastline, and inland
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5

The national coat of arms of Portugal consists basically of a shield in front of a sphere; what is the sphere called?

A
Antikythera globe
B
Sextant
C
Armillary sphere
D
Earthapple
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6

The composer of the music for "Blue Eyes", "Three Sisters" and "The Cat and the Fiddle" also composed the music for which of these other musicals?

A
Oh, Kay!
B
Showboat
C
A Connecticut Yankee
D
No, No Nanette
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7

What is the mathematical result of taking a number, squaring it, multiplying by double the first prime number, quartering the result, dividing by the first number, and then taking away the first number?

A
10
B
1
C
The first number
D
0
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