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General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 26 February 2022

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1

What name was given to Nepalese soldiers recruited into the Indian army?

A
Sherpas
B
Sepoys
C
Chindits
D
Gurkhas
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2

Which of these are traditionally from Japan?

A
Taiko drummers
B
Gamelan players
C
Morris dancers
D
Sitar players
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3

Grammy winning American composer Stephen Paulus is known for which of these 1982 works?

A
The Postman Always Rings Twice
B
Nacht und Trompeten
C
For John Cage
D
Echo's Songs
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4

What is traditionally added to sulphur and saltpetre to make gunpowder?

A
Charcoal
B
Iron
C
Phosphorus
D
Magnesium
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5

When were the inaugural X Games held?

A
January/February 1997
B
Summer 1995
C
Áugust 1990
D
January 1990
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6

What name did Andy Warhol give to his original New York City studio from 1962 to 1968 in premises on the 5th floor of 231 East 47th Street, Madison Avenue?

A
The Studio
B
The Warehouse
C
The Shed
D
The Factory
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7

Which river, formed by the union of the Murad Nehri and the Karu Su, flows for 2781 km (1728 miles) through Turkey and Syria into Iraq, where it joins the Tigris to form the Shatt-el-Arab?

A
Nizhnyaya Tunguska River
B
Amur River
C
Vilyuy River
D
Euphrates
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