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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 October 2019

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1

In April 1969, Pope Paul VI approved the "new Order of Mass" (promulgated in 1970), which included radical changes to Catholic Church rituals. Which of these was not one of them?

A
3 new Eucharistic Prayers to what was up to then a single Roman Canon
B
Banning of genuflection
C
Approval for the use of languages other than Latin
D
Reintroduction of prayers that had become disused (e.g. the Prayer of the Faithful)
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2

The ball used in rugby, American and Canadian football, and Australian Rules football resembles what shape?

A
Pyramid
B
Sphere
C
Egg
D
Cube
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3

In the middle of the 16th century in what is now known as Nigeria, the warrior Queen Amina (or Aminatu) ruled where, expanding it and making it the first united Hausa kingdom?

A
Zazzau (or Zaria)
B
Kano
C
Daura
D
Gobir
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4

Where is Netflix's 2018 musical "Been So Long" set?

A
Camden in North London, UK
B
Brooklyn, New York, USA
C
Brixton, South London, UK
D
Detroit, USA
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5

What was the Pearl, created and first marketed by Peek Frean in 1865?

A
Crochet stitch
B
Biscuit
C
Chair
D
Par-cooked rice
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6

Which of these is NOT a dangerous gas that forms naturally in a coal mine?

A
White damp
B
Choke damp
C
Black damp
D
Fire damp
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7

During the period from the 12th to 15th centuries CE, what was the land from the Gulf of Finland in the west to the northern Ural Mountains in the east (including the Lake Ladoga regions of modern Russia) known as?

A
The Novgorod Republic
B
The Republic of Karelia
C
Primorskaya Oblast
D
Republic of Manchuria
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