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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 November 2021

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1

Which plant is commonly used as a herbal treatment for depression?

A
St. Johns Wort
B
Eucalyptus
C
Slippery Elm
D
Aloe Vera
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2

What is unusual about the dwelling of Baba Yaga, a fearsome character in Slavic folklore?

A
It is built of skulls
B
It is edible
C
It sits on bird's legs
D
It can only be seen when she permits
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3

In water skiing as a competitive sport who, apart from the skier and a person to pull them, is needed?

A
Spare person available to drive whatever is pulling
B
Boat technician
C
Spotter
D
None
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4

In central and northern Italy, the Guelphs, who supported the Pope, and Ghibellines, who supported the Holy Roman Emperor, became a metaphor for rivalry between individual families and cities. When was this?

A
9th and 10th centuries
B
17th and 18th centuries
C
10th and 11th centuries
D
12th and 13th centuries
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5

Which pioneer of molecular gastronomy is also the founder and proprietor of 3-Michelin-star restaurant "The Fat Duck" in Berkshire, England?

A
Jamie Oliver
B
Alain Ducasse
C
Anne-Sophie Pic
D
Heston Blumenthal
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6

George Harrison was deported from which city where the early Beatles had long term engagements, because of his youth?

A
Rotterdam
B
Hamburg
C
Berlin
D
Paris
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7

Which of these Mexican cities is close to the Caribbean Sea?

A
Chilapa
B
Punta Gorda
C
Monterrey
D
Acapulco
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