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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 July 2020

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1

Where is the only population of wild apes in Europe?

A
The Alhambra, Granada
B
Belgrade
C
Gibraltar
D
Turin
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2

Who wrote the 16th century play "Tamburlaine the Great", one of the first English plays in blank verse?

A
Christopher Marlowe
B
Ben Jonson
C
Thomas Kyd
D
Thomas Nashe
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3

Quasimodo is what book character?

A
The man in the iron mask
B
Squire to Don Quixote
C
The hunchback of Notre Dame
D
The Scarlet Pimpernel
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4

The 300 strong Sacred Band of Thebes, an elite force in the 4th century BCE Theban army, was composed of what or whom?

A
Unmarried women over 5'6" (167 cm) in height
B
The youngest sons of every Theban aristocratic family
C
150 pairs of lovers
D
Elephants
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5

Transits of Venus occur in a pattern, with pairs of transits 8 years apart separated by much longer gaps, that repeats every how many years?

A
189
B
56
C
113
D
243
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6

Where and when were the first Youth Olympic Games held?

A
Singapore 2010
B
Innsbruck 2012
C
Nanjing 2014
D
Beijing 2008
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7

Which of these words can be applied to soups enriched with salt pork fatback and thickened with flour or with crushed ship biscuit or saltine crackers, and milk?

A
Ciao
B
Chow mein
C
Chop suey
D
Chowder
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