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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 February 2022

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1

Which of these was a Russian composer whose music was officially denounced in the USSR twice and periodically banned, yet received state awards and served in the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR?

A
George Gershwin
B
Arnold Schoenberg
C
Dmitri Shostakovich
D
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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2

What phrase means "let the buyer beware"?

A
Caveat emptor
B
Ipso facto
C
In excelsis
D
In medias res
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3

In international sport, what is the IPL?

A
Indian Premier League
B
Italian Petanquer Laws
C
Indonesian Polo League
D
Internationale de Peru da Lambada
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4

What is the prevailing climate in French Guiana?

A
Variable
B
Temperate
C
Dry
D
Tropical, hot and permanently humid
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5

What number is the factorial of 4?

A
120
B
12
C
8
D
24
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6

Which of these characters appear in the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewit"?

A
Mr Pluck and Mr Pyke
B
Charity and Mercy Pecksniff
C
Mr and Mrs Sowerberry
D
Miss Havisham and Estella
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7

Why did the original Globe Theatre in London burn to the ground in 1613 during a performance of William Shakespeare's Henry VIII when the theatre's roof ignited?

A
A cigarette was dropped in the gallery
B
A cannon, used for special effects, misfired
C
A candle used for stage lighting fell into straw
D
Gunpowder was ignited as a terrorist act
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