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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 July 2020

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In North America one species of what, called Magicicada septendecim, lives for 17 years all but a few weeks of which are spent underground?

A
Millipede
B
Weta
C
Mole
D
Cicada
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2

Who is the musician, singer-songwriter, painter, actor, and one of the founding members of Farm Aid, who released nine songs in the 1980s which all made the Top 10 in the USA?

A
Wille Nelson
B
Stevie Wonder
C
Crosby, Stills and Nash
D
John Cougar Mellencamp
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3

What was the name given to a controversy about vivisection in England from 1903 to 1910 that involved the infiltration of University of London medical lectures by Swedish women activists, street battles between medical students and suffragettes, trade unionists and the police, police protection for the statue of a dog in Battersea Park, its removal by the authorities in 1910 (and its replacement in 1985), a libel trial and the establishment of a Royal Commission?

A
Three Men and a Dog
B
The Dog Protection Scene
C
The Decade of Discontent
D
The Brown Dog affair
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4

What is the name for the private office in the White House of the President of the USA?

A
Oval Office
B
Pentagonal Office
C
Triangular Office
D
Square Office
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5

Which composer was publicly denounced by his country's Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, as an "atonal noisemaker", and whose music was banned in 1936 and then included in the 1938 exhibition of Degenerate Music?

A
Paul Hindemith
B
Zoltán Kodály
C
Arthur Honegger
D
Robert Kahn
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6

Which river, 210 miles long, whose principal tributaries are the Wye, Avon and Teme, empties into the Bristol channel?

A
Tyne
B
Severn
C
Derwent
D
Trent
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7

John Sholto Douglas sponsored the rules for which sport in the 19th century?

A
Boxing
B
Polo
C
Badminton
D
Hammer throw
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