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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 August 2020

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1

What is the grammatical term for the verb "could"?

A
Copula
B
Relative
C
Modal
D
Passive
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2

What is unusual about the type of fishing called "noodling"?

A
Fish have to be thrown back
B
Fish are caught with bare hands
C
It is done by casting from a beach at high tide
D
It is done at night
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3

What are maras?

A
Low and spiny West African shrubs
B
Hare-like rodents
C
Incubi
D
Astringent herbs
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4

William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, was executed for his anti-puritan views during what period of British history?

A
Tudor period
B
Middle Ages
C
English Civil War
D
100 Year's War
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5

An American sitcom (1962-1971) was "The Beverley…"?

A
Hills
B
Hillbillies
C
Hootenannies
D
Hooches
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6

Where is the Muglad Basin?

A
Sudan and Southern Sudan
B
Mozambique
C
Madagascar
D
Tunisia
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7

The Battle of Antietam (also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg), fought on 17 September 1862, the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil has what other distinction in US history?

A
The bloodiest single-day battle
B
The last battle when muzzle-loading rifles were used
C
The first battle on American soil
D
The first battle to use iron cannon balls
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