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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 December 2021

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1

Where is El Nino, a warm current that affects the world's weather?

A
South Atlantic
B
North Atlantic
C
Arctic
D
Pacific
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2

Los Angeles, USA, was selected as the venue for an Olympic Games in 1932 and 1984, both times under what conditions?

A
It was the only bidder by the time of the selection
B
It withdrew its bid for the previous Games in return for a favourable vote next time
C
It was not the first choice
D
There were no bidders, and the International Olympics Committee asked it to put its name forward
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3

What is the name of a family of satellites launched since 1995 and operated by Eutelsat, located at 13°E over the Equator (orbital position) with a transmitting footprint over Europe, North Africa and the Middle East?

A
WorldCom
B
Hot Bird
C
Telstar
D
Intelsat
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4

What is the name of a musical form and genre created within the African-American communities in the deep south of the USA at the end of the 19th century?

A
Oranges
B
Reds
C
Blues
D
Greens
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5

What word describes a retail dealer in special supplies or equipment for ships?

A
Ostler
B
Haberdasher
C
Milliner
D
Chandler
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6

In Noh theatre what is the name of the main protagonist role?

A
Koken
B
Hayashi
C
Jiutai
D
Shite
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7

Where was there an armed attack on the Parliament building by militants on the morning of 19 October 2010?

A
Seoul, South Korea
B
Grozny, Chechen Republic
C
Tallinn, Estonia
D
Suva, Fiji
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