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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 February 2022

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1

In 1988 China and Vietnam clashed in the Johnson South Reef Skirmish, where?

A
Tonkin Gulf
B
Spratly Islands in the South China Sea
C
Caroline Islands in Belau, or Palau,
D
The Celebes Sea
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2

What name is given to a substance which, when swallowed, injected or inhaled, will induce vomiting?

A
Emetic
B
Enema
C
Endemic
D
Epidemic
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3

Which was the first Summer Olympics to which the People's Republic of China returned following the 1952 Games when it had made its debut?

A
1984
B
1996
C
1968
D
1956
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4

Who or what were hoplites?

A
Yeasts used in brewing
B
Citizen military forces
C
Cave rock formations from the last Ice Age
D
Shield-shaped architectural features
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5

The music of which band finally became available for download from iTunes in November 2010?

A
The Grateful Dead
B
The Rolling Stones
C
The Beatles
D
Aerosmith
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6

Charles Perrault, an influential 17th century government servant in the reign of Louis XIV and leading member of the Académie Française, has most long-lasting renown as the author of what?

A
"The Tale of Tales, or Entertainment for Little Ones"
B
"Children's and Household Tales"
C
"Tales of Fairies"
D
"Tales and Stories of the Past with Morals - Tales of Mother Goose"
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7

Where are the mountain ranges which are crossed by the Unai Pass, the Kaoshan Pass and the Salang Pass?

A
Vietnam
B
Afghanistan
C
India
D
China
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