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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 April 2019

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1

Before her marriage what was the name of Maria Feodorovna, wife of Alexander III, mother of Nicholas II the last Tsar of Russia, and the recipient of the first royal Fabergé egg?

A
Princess Victoria Mary of Teck
B
Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine
C
Princess Dagmar of Denmark
D
Princess Louise of Baden
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2

According to Greek legend, who ferried the souls of the dead across the river that divided the world of the living from that of the dead?

A
Aeneas
B
Hermes
C
Orpheus
D
Charon
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3

In which city did Rosa Parks refuse to obey a bus driver’s order to give up her seat for a white passenger on December 1, 1955, becoming an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement?

A
Birmingham, Alabama
B
Montgomery, Alabama
C
New Orleans, Louisiana
D
Memphis, Tennessee
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4

What is bastinado?

A
Punishment
B
A rascal
C
An illegitimate offspring
D
A jackass
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5

What is the common name for Herpes Zoster?

A
Cat scratch fever
B
Cold sores
C
Shingles
D
Croup
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6

What board game released in 1981 was created by Scott Abbott and Chris Haney, with the help of John Haney and Ed Werner?

A
Scrabble
B
Monopoly
C
Trivial Pursuit
D
Cluedo
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7

Which song begins with this lyric "There she was just a-walkin' down the street"?

A
I Saw Her Standing There
B
My Generation
C
Doo Wah Diddy Diddy
D
You Really Got Me
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