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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 January 2022

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1

The chayote, also known as chuchu, sayote, tayota, choko, chocho, chow-chow, christophene and mirliton, is a type of what?

A
Edible plant
B
Short-tailed monkey
C
Poisonous fish
D
Wilddog
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2

Malick Sidibé was internationally famous as a what?

A
Architect
B
Footballer
C
Photographer
D
Dancer
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3

The words "the", "a" and "an" are what parts of speech?

A
Itemisers
B
Pieces
C
Articles
D
Ordinals
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4

Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks Op. 28, is a tone poem written at the end of the 19th century by which composer?

A
Richard Strauss
B
Felix Mendelssohn
C
Erik Satie
D
Ralph Vaughan Williams
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5

In what world championships was the Scotch Cup awarded?

A
Beer drinking
B
Curling (men's)
C
Flower arranging
D
Wife carrying
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6

Although kites, balloons and other aircraft have been used in warfare for intelligence and/or communications since at least around 1000 BCE in China, when was the first known occasion when a person from one aircraft fired with a machine gun on another in war?

A
1939
B
1861
C
1794
D
1914
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7

What artificial stretch of water in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens London was made by order of Queen Caroline in 1730?

A
Rotten Row
B
The Thames
C
The Serpentine
D
Lake Windemere
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