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General Knowledge Quiz
What is the name of this sport?
This sport was created in Hungary in 2012 and combines elements from table tennis and sepak takraw.
Given the fact that the game is played in an adapted ping pong table with a curved format, the sport is frequently associated with the slogan “World is Curved”.
What band counts with Hayley Williams as vocalist?
This rock band from Tennessee was formed in 2004 and counts with Hayley Williams as vocalist, Zac Farro as drummer, and Taylor York as guitarist.
The band has released 6 albums to date: All we know is falling (2006), Riot! (2007), Brand new eyes (2009), Paramore (2013), After Laughter (2017), and This is why (2023).
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What is the only flag of a country containing a navigation instrument?
Flag of Portugal.
The flag of Portugal contains, among other things, an armillary sphere, an instrument that can have multiple different uses, such as modelling the movements in the sky, calculating sunrises, sunsets or even the duration of days. It aided sailors through celestial navigation – using an armillary sphere and the position of celestial bodies relative to its rings, they could calculate latitudes and longitudes as well their ship’s position and course.
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In what year was the Magna Carta published?
The Magna Carta was a royal charter of rights signed in 1215 by the King John of England after a dispute with royal barons dissatisfied with his despotic rule. It limited the powers and authority of the British crown and established rights for the nobility, and it’s often considered to be the groundstone for the rise of Constitutionalism and a movement towards the rule of law.
Who wrote the book "The Unbearable Lightness of Being"?
This novel, written in 1984, narrates the story of multiple characters as well as the artistic and intellectual aspects of Czech society during the 1968 Prague Spring. Milan Kundera was himself born in Czechoslovakia (in Brno, present day Czechia)
What number is represented by these Roman numerals?
In order to do the conversion, first of all one must be aware of the numerical value of each symbol (M = 1000, D = 500, C = 100, X = 10, V = 5, I = 1). Then, it’s just a matter of doing the calculation while having in mind that if a certain number has a bigger number at its right, then its value is going to be changed to negative. This way:
1000 + 500 + 3*100 -10 + 100 + 5 + 1 = 1896
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What is the key, distinct ingredient in the classic Italian dessert tiramisu?
What is the Japanese term for 'Commander-in-Chief of the Expeditionary Force Against the Barbarians'?
The Shogun were the military dictators in Japan between the 12th and 19th centuries. They were appointed directly by the Emperor, worked as civil servants and were the de facto rulers of the country. This position was only terminated in 1867 during the Meiji Restoration carried out by the Emperor Meiji.
In what famous document is this the opening line?
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