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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 June 2018

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1

What are Soohorang and Bandabi, the official mascots for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics respectively?

A
A polar bear and a snow leopard
B
A white tiger and an Asiatic black bear
C
A fish and a swallow
D
A ray of light and a snowflake
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2

What Western Christian military order, which existed for approximately two centuries in the Middle Ages, was endorsed by the Roman Catholic Church around 1129?

A
The Order of the Bath
B
Knights Templar
C
Popski's Private Army
D
The Chindits
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3

Which different characters with the same name were played in films with the same title by Richard Roundtree in 1971 and Samuel L Jackson in 2000?

A
John Shaft
B
Martin King
C
Jedi Master Mace Windu
D
Elijah Price
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4

Where were descendants of intermarriage between Arawak and Carib Indians and Nigerian ex-slaves originally found?

A
French Guiana
B
Cuba
C
Belize
D
St Vincent
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5

What was the now-extinct New Zealand huia?

A
A herbivorous dolphin
B
A giant bat
C
A pygmy crocodile
D
A wattlebird
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6

Which ingredient particularly distinguishes béarnaise sauce from hollandaise sauce?

A
Dijon mustard
B
Cream
C
Fresh tarragon and other herbs
D
Butter
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7

Which German was the first to satisfactorily demonstrate the existence of electromagnetic waves by building an apparatus to produce and detect VHF & UHF radio waves?

A
Hermann Grassmann
B
Gottfried Leibniz
C
Heinrich Rudolph Hertz
D
Johannes Kepler
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