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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 June 2020

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1

Which Roman emperor was nicknamed "Little Greek"?

A
Vespasian
B
Nero
C
Augustus
D
Hadrian
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2

Who would be most likely to use a spokeshave in the course of their work?

A
A poet
B
A barber
C
A sheep shearer
D
A wheelwright or a luthier
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3

What does Monarch Initiative focus on?

A
Study of Monarch butterflies
B
International disease discovery, particularly rare diseases, and diagnosis
C
Analysis of governmental structures and types
D
Bacteria beneficial to their host
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4

What, the largest of its type at the time, was destroyed by fire at Alexandria in the first century BC?

A
Lighthouse
B
Town Hall
C
Library
D
Market
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5

Which series, starring at various times Martin Shaw, Tim McInnerny and Kierston Wareing, centres on a veteran of British operations in Afghanistan?

A
Enlisted (2014)
B
Strike (C.B.Strike in Canada and the USA) (first screened in 2017)
C
World on Fire (2019)
D
Combat! (1962-67)
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6

What decided the International Olympic Committee to hold the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics a year later, in 2021?

A
Too many athletes had been injured in qualifying
B
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic declared in 2020
C
A wish to reset the timing of the Games
D
The economic effect of a plague of locusts in most of the countries participating
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7

Where is the vast and deep depression known as Hellas Basin?

A
The Moon
B
Greece
C
USA
D
Mars
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