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General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 26 August 2022

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1

Which city, on the River Arno, is the capital of the region of Tuscany?

A
Moscow
B
Florence
C
Belgrade
D
Budapest
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2

What mythical monster In Greek mythology with the face of a woman and the body of a vulture stole food and was an agent of punishment, abducted people and tortured them?

A
Minotaur
B
Harpy
C
Hydra
D
Valkyrie
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3

What is a unit of spatial measurement that is 10 to the power of -9 of a meter, or one billionth of a meter?

A
Nanometre
B
Fermi
C
Angstrom
D
Picometre
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4

In what field is English artist Akram Khan, MBE, internationally known?

A
Dance and choreography
B
Literature
C
Thread art
D
R&B
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5

White headwear is worn by the Pope and what other Roman Catholic clergy?

A
The Canons Regular of the Order of Prémontré
B
Redemptorists
C
Priests of the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri
D
Dominicans
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6

How does the film "Lawrence of Arabia" begin?

A
A Bedouin is killed by Sherif Ali for drinking from a well
B
In Cairo during World War I, where Lawrence is a lieutenant
C
Lawrence's death in a motorcycle accident
D
A train is blown up on the Hejaz Railway
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7

What is Perlaggen, which in March 2016 was recognised by UNESCO as in item of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the Tyrol?

A
A yodelling sequence
B
A form of clothing
C
A card game
D
A type of cheese
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