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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 June 2020

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What do the Akan peoples in Ghana, various indigenous peoples in North America, people of a number of Greek islands (at least until the 19th century), and the Khasi peoples in India have in common?

A
Deeply incised tattooing is a rite of manhood
B
They have used vegetables as a currency
C
Their societies are matrilineal
D
They specifically forbid military aggression
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2

Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine are associated with what?

A
Architecture
B
Fashion
C
Interior decoration
D
Music composition
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3

What nationality is Ilie Năstase, World No. 1 tennis player in 1973/1974, who won more than 100 ATP professional titles, 7 Grand Slam titles and 4 ATP World Tour Finals championships?

A
Russian
B
Romanian
C
Hungarian
D
French
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4

What is unusual in the bird world about the mating dance of some species of manakin birds?

A
They spread their wings and bodies flat to the ground while circling and jumping
B
They create and perform in elaborate radially ridged crop circles
C
They coax the female to join in a spiral and circling dance
D
The male performs with a troupe of subordinate males
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5

What country surrounds the self declared "Principality of Hutt River" (founded in April 1970 by His Royal Highness Prince Leonard who rules with his family including his wife Princess Shirley and their son, Crown Prince Ian), which issues its own car registrations and currency and pays no taxes?

A
Australia
B
France
C
Spain
D
Wales
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6

Which library opened its reading room to the public in 1609, the second public library in Europe to do so?

A
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford
B
Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy
C
The Library at La Sorbonne University, Paris
D
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin
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7

Who led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957, led the 1963 March on Washington and, in 1964, became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means?

A
Robert Kennedy
B
Mahatma Ghandi
C
Martin Luther King, Jr.
D
James Brown
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