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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 May 2020

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1

What is the meaning of the word "jihad"?

A
Struggle
B
Holy slaughter
C
Revenge
D
Victory
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2

What name is given to the ancient preserved dead bodies found in Egypt?

A
Grandpas
B
Daddies
C
Kiddies
D
Mummies
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3

Who was the British sugar merchant who donated his collection of 65 paintings to the nation in 1892, together with cash to provide a building to house them?

A
Paul Getty
B
Sir Henry Tate
C
Solomon Guggenheim
D
Lois and Richard Rosenthal
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4

A lodestone or loadstone is a piece of the mineral magnetite which has what property?

A
It crumbles easily
B
It is naturally magnetised
C
It absorbs water
D
It dissolves in water
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5

Which of these is a French film actress, who has had roles in "Amélie" (2001), "The Da Vinci Code" (2006) and "Priceless" (2006)?

A
Audrey Tautou
B
Audrey Hepburn
C
Audrey Roberts
D
Audrey Meadows
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6

What sport has been contested annually in Britain since 1715 in the race called "Doggett's Coat and Badge"?

A
Greyhound racing
B
Formula One
C
Rugby League
D
Rowing
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7

Where are Kick 'em Jenny and Kick 'em Jack found?

A
In regional variants of Colombian aguardiente
B
Off the northern coasts of the island of Grenada
C
In playgrounds in northern Ecuador
D
South of Tierra del Fuego
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