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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 April 2020

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1

Ten days before the 1968 Summer Olympic Games opened in Mexico, what tragic and related event happened?

A
The jaguar who was to be the Games mascot was kidnapped and severely wounded
B
The torchbearer died
C
A section of a stadium fell down, killing several workers
D
Students protesting Olympic spending were corralled by the army, which killed or wounded hundreds
Select from the options above.
2

Maqaam (or maqām) is a spiritual stage on the long path of a soul's search for God, in what religion?

A
Zoroastrianism
B
Sufism
C
Judaism
D
Islam
Select from the options above.
3

What is the title of the head of government of Ireland, similar to that of a Prime Minister, who is nominated by the lower house and appointed by the President?

A
The Céilidh
B
The Taoiseach
C
The Diet
D
The Shillelagh
Select from the options above.
4

Which of these is a species of flatfish native to marine or brackish waters of the North Atlantic, Black Sea, Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea?

A
Yesbut
B
Sackbut
C
Gambit
D
Turbot
Select from the options above.
5

Why did Netflix announce in January 2019 that it would shoot its series "OBX" in South Carolina instead of North Carolina?

A
The North's studios were flooded
B
The North Carolina staff went on strike
C
The still existing parts of North Carolina's "bathroom bill"
D
The North's studios were destroyed in a tornado
Select from the options above.
6

What was the name of the 1571 sea battle when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of Spain (including Naples, Sicily and Sardinia), the Republic of Venice, the Papacy, the Republic of Genoa, the Duchy of Savoy, the Knights Hospitaller and others, decisively defeated the main fleet of the Ottoman Empire?

A
The Battle of Lepanto
B
The Battle of Trafalgar
C
The Battle of Omdurman
D
The Battle of the Coral Sea
Select from the options above.
7

In a 1994 Oscar-winning Australian film, who or what was Priscilla?

A
A horned dragon
B
A large bus
C
A drag queen
D
A tank
Select from the options above.
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