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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 May 2020

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1

In grammar, what is the genitive case usually employed to indicate?

A
Possession
B
Something which is the root of another
C
Direction
D
Effect of an action
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2

Who, in 1948 at London, equalled the record of winning 4 gold medals at one Olympics, set at the previous Games by Jesse Owens?

A
Stanislawa Walasiewicz
B
Audrey Williamson
C
Fanny Blankers-Koen
D
Shirley Strickland
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3

Which infectious disease, usually occurring in childhood, is characterised by eruptions of successive crops of vesicles?

A
Mumps
B
Chickenpox
C
Measles
D
Whooping cough
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4

What is the correct title for the country known as San Marino?

A
The Kingdom of San Marino
B
The People's Republic of San Marino
C
The Principality of San Marino
D
The Most Serene Republic of San Marino
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5

A type of work produced in the 14th century in Europe and later, often called faience, is characterised by what?

A
Extensive filigree work
B
Delicate bow legs
C
A highly spiced flavour and dense white rind
D
A dense pure white tin glaze decorated in intricate and often highly coloured designs
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6

The Battle of Verdun and the Battle of the Somme were fought during which war?

A
World War I
B
World War II
C
The Crimean War
D
The Boer War
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7

Who was the last head of state of the USSR, serving from 1988 until 1991, and the only Soviet leader to have been born after the October Revolution of 1917?

A
Yeltsin
B
Gorbachev
C
Brezhnev
D
Khrushchev
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