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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 January 2022

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1

The 1963 American comedy film "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", centring on pursuit of stolen cash, starred which actor well-known for drama but not necessarily for comedy?

A
Richard Burton
B
Humphrey Bogart
C
Cary Grant
D
Spencer Tracy
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2

What are alternative names for "typhus"?

A
Foot and mouth disease
B
Mad cow disease
C
Prison fever
D
Dutch elm disease
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3

Which western country was the first to extend the right to vote in national elections to women?

A
Switzerland
B
Australia
C
USA
D
New Zealand
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4

The mountainous Kyrgyz Republic borders which of these countries?

A
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam
B
The Republic of Lithuania
C
The Republic of Kazakhstan
D
The Russian Federation
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5

The rumba was originally danced where?

A
Canada
B
Spain
C
Cuba
D
Greece
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6

Which 18th century self-taught Liverpudlian, who studied human anatomy and spent 18 months dissecting horses, is best known for his paintings of horses (such as "Whistlejacket"), sometimes accompanied by hounds, and of animals such as lions, tigers, giraffes, monkeys, and rhinoceroses?

A
George Stubbs
B
Joshua Reynolds
C
Alfred Munnings
D
Henry Alken
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7

Which player made a comeback to international tennis in 2006 after 4 years?

A
Steffi Graf
B
Martina Hingis
C
Gabriela Sabatini
D
Kim Clijsters
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