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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 March 2022

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1

In 1906, Lee de Forest developed a "triode" to amplify and convert alternating current to direct current, which played a major role in the development of which invention?

A
Refrigerator
B
Radio
C
The manufacture of horses' bridles
D
The thatching of roofs
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2

Which of these is not one of the United Arab Emirates?

A
Kuwait
B
Sharjah
C
Dubai
D
Abu Dhabi
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3

International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge used to play which sport, representing Belgium?

A
Rugby union
B
Billiards
C
Tennis
D
Curling
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4

An increasingly popular music style in 2012 in Asia is called...?

A
K- pop
B
Lolli-pop
C
Ska
D
Kor-band
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5

What English model, with her short-haired androgynous look, born Lesley Hornby, was discovered in 1966 by Nigel Davies when she was 16 and weighed 6½ stone (41 kg, 91 lbs), and became "The Face of '66" with her high fashion mod look created by Mary Quant?

A
Jean Shrimpton
B
Twiggy
C
Sandie Shaw
D
Dusty Springfield
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6

The Treaty of Kiel, between the UK, Sweden and Denmark-Norway was intended to ease hostilities relating to which war?

A
The Great Northern War
B
Crimean
C
WW I
D
Napoleonic
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7

Which of these is not a chilli pepper?

A
Habanero
B
Habanera
C
Tabasco
D
Jalapeño
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