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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 August 2020

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1

Which golfer was named as Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year in 1996?

A
Lynx Copse
B
Leopard Thicket
C
Lion Forest
D
Tiger Woods
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2

What is the next in this series: Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold), Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), Siegfried, ... ?

A
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (The Mastersinger of Nuremberg)
B
Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)
C
Götterdämmerung (The Twilight of the Gods)
D
Die Feen (The Fairies)
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3

In 1932 the Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd unified with the principal regions of Al-Hasa and Qatif to form which country?

A
Iraq
B
Iran
C
Yemen
D
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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4

What group of men was constituted to guard the Roman emperor?

A
Praetorian Guard
B
Swiss Guard
C
Beefeaters
D
The Night Watch
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5

The skin condition urticaria takes its name from the Latin word for which of these?

A
Holly
B
Ivy
C
Thistle
D
Nettle
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6

Which early 20th century composer from the Basque region of France, with folk song and Basque-Spanish influences, whose music incorporates baroque, neoclassicism and jazz, became particularly well-known internationally for a piece composed for a dancer?

A
Joseph Canteloube
B
Germaine Tailleferre
C
Maurice Ravel
D
Erik Satie
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7

What language does the word "Nakba" come from?

A
Japanese
B
Israeli
C
Hindi
D
Arabic
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