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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 January 2022

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1

Which South American country most nearly resembles in shape the overall shape of the South American mainland?

A
Venezuela
B
Brazil
C
Colombia
D
Ecuador
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2

Who is the eponymous central character of an 1880 novella, a prostitute who is the subject of the self-centred exploitation and then hypocrisy of the people around her?

A
Nana
B
Violetta
C
Sonia Marmeladova
D
Boule de Suif
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3

What does the chemical symbol Au stand for?

A
Gold
B
Silver
C
Iron
D
Cheese
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4

In the sentence "Wherever he went, he carried the scratching cat, his eyes red", what part of speech is "Wherever he went"?

A
Dependent clause
B
Phrase
C
Adjective
D
Preposition
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5

On 31 May 2010, the President of which country announced his resignation after local politicians criticised comments he made in relation to overseas military deployments?

A
South Korea
B
USA
C
Germany
D
Pakistan
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6

An internationally recognised activist for freedom of information, is Julian who?

A
of Norwich
B
Savea
C
Lloyd Webber
D
Assange
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7

Approximately how long is the traditional Scottish caber?

A
50 feet
B
30 feet
C
40 feet
D
20 feet
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