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General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 12 August 2022

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1

Which People's Republic officially ceased to exist on 13 February 1992?

A
Bukharan
B
Algerian
C
Mongolian
D
Zanzibar
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2

The Rambert Dance Company was founded under its present name by whom in the UK in 1987?

A
Lucy Rambert
B
Marie Rambert
C
Ashley Rambert
D
Enrico Rambert
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3

With what country is the sombrero associated?

A
Indonesia
B
Kenya
C
Mexico
D
China
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4

Nobel Prizes are awarded in several major fields but not in all, and several other high ranking prizes have been established to meet gaps. Which is the longest established award in mathematics?

A
Chern Medal
B
Abel Prize
C
Fields Medal
D
Wolf Prize in Mathematics
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5

Where did Stradivari, the famous violin maker, live and work?

A
Italy
B
Poland
C
England
D
France
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6

If you were to describe horse racing as "the turf", what figure of speech would you be using?

A
Metonymy
B
Synecdoche
C
Litotes
D
Paraphrase
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7

What was the Olympics venue announced by Jacques Rogge as his last before he resigned as President of the International Olympics Committee (IOC)?

A
Brazil 2016
B
Tokyo 2020
C
2018 PyeongChang
D
2014 Sochi
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