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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 May 2019

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In October 2009 it was announced that director Sam Taylor-Wood was to marry Aaron Johnson, 23 years her junior, who were director and star respectively of "Nowhere Boy", a film about whom?

A
Ray Charles
B
Michael Jackson
C
Jesse Owens
D
John Lennon
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2

Which of these structures is the most recent?

A
Coliseum, Rome
B
Stonehenge, England
C
Parthenon, Greece
D
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
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3

Who were the USA fighting a war against in 1812 when the successful American defence of Fort McHenry in September 1814 inspired the lyrics of the U.S. national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner"?

A
Spain
B
Great Britain
C
France
D
Mexico
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4

Which single company, based in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England, controls a significant proportion of the trade in diamonds?

A
Harrods
B
Tiffanys
C
Selfridges
D
De Beers
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5

What does the "F" stand for in "UEFA"?

A
Food
B
Football
C
Founding
D
Further
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6

What is the astronomical term for the measure of the reflective ability of a heavenly body?

A
Libido
B
Albedo
C
Magnitude
D
Ecliptic
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7

"Dae Jang Geum" (2003), an internationally telecast TV series from South Korean TV channel MBC (entitled "Jewel in the Palace" in English-speaking countries) and loosely based on the Annals of Joseon Dynasty of Korea, focuses on a character with what occupation?

A
Witch
B
Geisha
C
Physician
D
Courtesan
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