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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 May 2020

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1

What is the line from Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" that follows "Actin' funny, but I don't know why"?

A
Too fat, and I can't get by
B
S'cuse me while I kiss this guy
C
Can't stop, 'cos I get too high
D
S'cuse me while I kiss the sky
Select from the options above.
2

How did Puerto Rico become a US possession?

A
A decision by the United Nations in 1946
B
A popular vote in 1953 that was 75% in favour of the USA taking over
C
It was ceded by Spain in 1898 after the Spanish-American War
D
A decision by the League of Nations in 1934
Select from the options above.
3

The German island of Rugen, the chief town of which is Bergen, is in which stretch of water?

A
Tasman Sea
B
Indian Ocean
C
Pacific Ocean
D
Baltic Sea
Select from the options above.
4

"The Mystery of Edwin Drood" is the unfinished novel by which author?

A
Wilkie Collins
B
Charles Dickens
C
Robert Louis Stephenson
D
Ian Fleming
Select from the options above.
5

The first Commonwealth Games, then called the Empire Games, was held where, in 1930?

A
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
B
Melbourne, Australia
C
London, England
D
Cape Town, South Africa
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a deciduous tree with small cones and needle like leaves that is native to the Swiss Alps?

A
Eucalyptus
B
Sequoia
C
Kauri
D
Larch
Select from the options above.
7

The merger of which two airlines, to create the world's 3rd largest airline in terms of annual revenue, was confirmed on 8 April 2010?

A
Singapore Airlines & Qantas
B
British Airways & Iberia
C
Cathay Pacific & Interjet
D
Jetstar Airways & Ryanair
Select from the options above.
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