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General Knowledge Quiz for Friday, 17 March 2023

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1

What is American slang for a prison?

A
Caboose
B
Calaboose
C
Calabash
D
Calabogus
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2

The death of which dictator, closely associated with revolution and with World War II, happened in 1953 while he was in office as leader of his country?

A
Che Guevara
B
Nicolae Ceau┼čescu
C
Simon Bolivar
D
Josef Stalin
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3

What is a 1938 crime film starring Edward G. Robinson, Claire Trevor and Humphrey Bogart, directed by Anatole Litvak and written by John Wexley and John Huston, based on a play by Barré Lyndon?

A
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
B
The Pen is Mightier
C
A Day in the Country
D
Secrets of a Soul
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4

What are Marimo, a form of Aegagropila linnaei,filamentous algae which grow in or beside water?

A
Large green velvety balls
B
Toxic red algae
C
Frilled short-leafed free-drifting "seaweed"
D
Algae mats
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5

Who was the leader of the forces which invaded the southern Balkan provinces and Greece, and then Gaul and Italy, in the 5th century?

A
Genghis Khan
B
Tamerlane (or Timur)
C
Attila
D
King Gunderic
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6

Which countries have dominion in Tierra del Fuego?

A
India and Sri Lanka
B
Spain and Portugal
C
Argentina and Chile
D
New Zealand and Australia
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7

When FIFA accepted Tourism Saudi Arabia as a major sponsor for the 2023 Women's World Cup, it caused controversy with organisations from which two countries?

A
NZ and Australia
B
USA and France
C
Cameroon and South Africa
D
Ghana and Japan
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