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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 June 2019

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Who wrote and performed the song "Rehab" that won the 2007 Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song, and Grammy Awards in 2008 for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance?

A
Ivy Doghouse
B
Amy Winehouse
C
Ira Porterhouse
D
Ian Waterhouse
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2

What did Sweyn Forkbeard do for revenge on the English after the St. Brice's Day massacre, when Danes in the Kingdom of England were killed on St Brice's day (13 November) in 1002 AD, as ordered by King Æthelred the Unready?

A
He killed all the English in Denmark
B
He invaded and eventually became king
C
He burnt down the city of (what now is) York
D
He sailed up the Thames and destroyed the English navy
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3

What nationality was the author of the play "The First Distiller" (1886), a treatise on vegetarianism "The First Step" (1892), and the novel "Resurrection" (1899)?

A
English
B
Russian
C
Irish
D
German
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4

What is the name of about 1,100 acres (445 hectares) of peat bog near Greater Manchester, England that was reclaimed in the latter half of the 19th century for farming and the disposal of city waste?

A
Bridgewater Downs
B
Carrington Moss
C
Norfolk Broads
D
Windsor Heath
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5

What does the Greek word "electron" mean?

A
Very small
B
Amber
C
Power
D
Spark
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6

Which city or cites have or will have hosted both a Winter Olympic Games and a Winter Youth Olympic Games?

A
Lillehammer, Norway, and Innsbruck in Austria
B
Beijing, China
C
Los Angeles, USA
D
Lausanne, Switzerland
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7

What are Bêtises de Cambrai?

A
Embroidered handkerchiefs
B
Boiled sweets, specific to Cambrai in France
C
Houses in Cambrai, France, which fell over immediately after being built
D
A form of meringue created in Cambrai, France
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