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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2020

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What is the Caspian Sea Monster?

A
A giant sturgeon which has eluded fishermen
B
A creature said to resemble the Loch Ness monster
C
A giant lighthouse
D
An experimental sea-skimming ground effect vehicle
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2

What is the record speed, set in 2009 on Ivanpah Dry Lake near Primm, Nevada, USA, for land yacht sailing>?

A
116 mph (187 km/h)
B
126.1 mph (202.9 km/h)
C
260 mph (420 km/h)
D
92 mph (148 km/h)
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3

The source of what river did Scottish physician and explorer Dr David Livingstone set out to find in 1866?

A
Nile
B
Limpopo
C
Niger
D
Zambezi
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4

Which "Great Fire" is believed to have started at the bakery of Thomas Farriner (or Farynor) on Pudding Lane?

A
Glasgow
B
Chicago
C
San Francisco
D
London
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5

As what was Ernest Evans, American rock 'n roll singer and dancer famous for covers such as "Pony Time" and "Limbo Rock", better known?

A
Chuck Berry
B
Chubby Checker
C
Jerry Lee Lewis
D
The Big Bopper
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6

Which 2011 film, starring Emma Watson, Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne, Dominic Cooper, Julia Ormond, Derek Jacobi, Michael Kitchen and Judi Dench, was Watson's first film released after the Harry Potter series?

A
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
B
My Week With Marilyn
C
The Tale of Despereaux
D
The Bling Ring
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7

What is maqam?

A
A style of plant sculpture
B
Knot-making
C
Indonesian masks
D
Middle Eastern music
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