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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 May 2020

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1

Politically, what is Wallis and Futuna?

A
New Zealand Outlying Islands
B
An archipelago in Tuvalu
C
Mascots on the flag of Nouméa
D
A French island collectivity
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2

What astronomical instrument was used in Classical Antiquity and through the medieval Islamic world, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by astronomers, navigators, and astrologers to locate and predict the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars, determine local time or latitude, for surveying and to cast horoscopes?

A
Compass
B
Cenotaph
C
Astrolabe
D
Barometer
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3

Which of these songs is from the musical "Pal Joey"?

A
Purple Rain
B
Green Door
C
Yellow Submarine
D
Blue Moon
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4

What style of music was made popular in the early 1970s largely due to the fame of Bob Marley, who incorporated nyabinghi and Rastafarian chanting into his music, lyrics and album covers?

A
Blue beat
B
Reggae
C
Hip hop
D
Scat
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5

Between 1989 and 2002, the UK's Dalton Grant was a gold medal winner in what sport?

A
High jump
B
Triple jump
C
Long jump
D
Discus
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6

Eric Clapton was never a member of which band?

A
John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers
B
The Roosters
C
The Yardbirds
D
Led Zeppelin
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7

During World War I, Turkey was on the same side as which of these countries?

A
Germany
B
Britain
C
France
D
USA
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