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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 May 2020

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1

For what instrument or instruments was Modest Mussorgsky's 1874 work "Pictures at an Exhibition" composed?

A
Balalaika
B
Symphony orchestra
C
Piano
D
Cello
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2

What nationality is previous tennis champion Bjorn Borg?

A
Norwegian
B
Finnish
C
Danish
D
Swedish
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3

What is the name for the hair that surrounds a lion's neck?

A
Leest
B
Mane
C
Efferege
D
Mean
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4

In 1965, who became the first person to summit Mount Kennedy, at the time the highest mountain in Canada that had not yet been climbed, that had been named in honour of John F Kennedy after his assassination?

A
John Kennedy Jr.
B
Edward Kennedy
C
Robert Kennedy
D
Caroline Kennedy
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5

What is the meaning of the Italian and Latin words from which "gabion" comes?

A
Talkative
B
Big cage
C
Filled box
D
Support
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6

Peter Phillips, the only son of The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal and her first husband, Captain Mark Phillips, and the eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, married Autumn Kelly in 2008. Where did they meet?

A
Adelaide, Australia
B
Montreal, Quebec
C
Brands Hatch, England
D
Indianapolis, USA
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7

Which organisation runs the undergraduate college in Annapolis, Maryland, USA, that is known as "The Academy"?

A
The US Navy
B
The US Army
C
The US Air Force
D
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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