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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 December 2021

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"The Spanish Tragedie, or Hieronimo is Mad Againe", written in the late 16th century, is a work by which playwright?

A
Ben Jonson
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
Thomas Kyd
D
John Webster
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2

Set to poetry, owing much to fairy tales of the same kind as those used by Hans Christian Andersen, and an enduring Czechoslovakian masterpiece this was first performed in 1901. What is the piece?

A
Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák
B
The Bartered Bride by Bedrich Smetana
C
Alexandre Bis by Bohuslav Martinů
D
Svätopluk by Eugen Suchoň
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3

Where would you NOT find Fourier transforms being used directly?

A
Creating a JPEG image
B
Reconstructing a crystal structure from its diffraction pattern
C
Preparing fertilisers
D
Equalising audio recordings
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4

Who became president of Afghanistan in December 2004?

A
Bashar al-Assad
B
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
C
Jalal Talabani
D
Hamid Karzai
Select from the options above.
5

The home of the drink called "bourbon" is Bourbon County. What state of the USA is it in?

A
Kentucky
B
Tennessee
C
Arkansas
D
Louisiana
Select from the options above.
6

Olympic gold medallists Natasa Janics and Alfréd Hajós represented which country?

A
Serbia
B
Romania
C
Estonia
D
Hungary
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7

What is the best-known English blue cheese?

A
Salop
B
Badminton
C
Stilton
D
Queensberry
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