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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 June 2020

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1

As what is Mikhail Baryshnikov internationally known?

A
Chemical engineer
B
Poet
C
Aviator
D
Dancer
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2

A "shar pei" is a type of what?

A
Building material
B
Boat
C
Knife
D
Dog
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3

In what year was the Married Women’s Property Act passed into British law, that recognised husband and wife as separate legal entities, and gave married women the legal right to sue and be sued, be liable for their own debts, hold stock in their own names and to own, buy and sell separate property?

A
1882
B
1950
C
1776
D
1801
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4

When was the last time live doves were released during the opening ceremony of a Summer Olympic Games?

A
1988
B
1992
C
1996
D
2000
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5

What purpose were the Thames Embankments in London, UK, built to serve?

A
Military manoeuvres
B
To provide flat land for court processions and access to royal boats
C
To house sewers and a tube train
D
To enable promenades by the river in Georgian London
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6

Initially known as "These Friends of Mine" what US TV series ran from 1994 to 1998, following the main character's quirky friends and family and the problems of daily life in Los Angeles?

A
Friends
B
Ellen
C
Party of Five
D
The Secret World of Alex Mack
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7

Where is the Kra Isthmus?

A
The Philippines
B
Malaysia
C
Thailand
D
Japan
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