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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 January 2019

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What island nation in the South Pacific Ocean was, from 1906, jointly managed by France and the UK as the New Hebrides, and became a Republic in 1980?

A
Tonga
B
Vanuatu
C
Tuvalu
D
Samoa
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2

Which American rock, folk, and alt-country singer/songwriter, a three-time Grammy Award winner, was named “America’s best songwriter” by TIME magazine in 2002?

A
Lucinda Williams
B
Shania Twain
C
Tracy Chapman
D
Eva Cassidy
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3

Which of these was not one of the first three countries to receive an internationalised country code top-level domain (i.e. that employs a non Latin alphabet) in the Internet Domain Name System?

A
Bulgaria
B
Egypt
C
Saudi Arabia
D
United Arab Emirates
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4

Which of these painters was born in Belgium?

A
Frida Kahlo
B
Rene Magritte
C
Salvador Dali
D
Marc Chagall
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5

In 1587, Sir Francis Drake "singed the beard of the King of Spain" by leading a fleet which destroyed 37 naval and merchant ships in the port of La Coruña and which other place?

A
Madrid
B
Barcelona
C
Valencia
D
Cádiz
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6

What is a marriage called where one of the parties does not enjoy the privileges of rank of the other, nor inherit the possessions of the partner?

A
Polyandry
B
Annulled marriage
C
Wedlock
D
Morganatic marriage
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7

Which boxer bit both of Evander Holyfield's ears in a fight for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship on 28 June 1997?

A
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)
B
Joe Frazier
C
Mike Tyson
D
George Foreman
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