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General Knowledge Quiz for Sunday, 29 May 2022

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1

For what activity is Sir Anthony Caro famous?

A
Ballet
B
Photography
C
Fashion design
D
Sculpture
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2

Which of these bands did not contain siblings in the original lineup?

A
Hanson
B
Oasis
C
The Chemical Brothers
D
AC/DC
Select from the options above.
3

What is the aim of a game of chess?

A
To put the opponent's king in a position where he cannot avoid being taken
B
To move more pieces, and times, than the opponent
C
To put pieces in the most attractive configurations
D
To engage the opponent's pieces as often as possible
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4

Why was the 1974 revolution in Portugal called the Carnation Revolution?

A
No shots were fired and at the end people filled the rifle muzzles with carnations
B
The revolutionaries all wore a carnation in their buttonhole
C
It was particularly bloody
D
It was sparked by a carnation grower
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5

What territory was sold by Russia under Tsar Alexander II in 1867, for about 1.9¢ per acre ($4.74/km2), a total of US$7.2 million?

A
Romania
B
Mongolia
C
Poland
D
Alaska
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6

Iodine is added to table salt to prevent what?

A
Malaria
B
Rickets
C
Gout
D
Goitre
Select from the options above.
7

What is the adjective usually attached to someone called a codger?

A
Creeping
B
Grey
C
Old
D
Sleepy
Select from the options above.
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