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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 August 2020

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1

When ex-professional basketballer Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in January 2020 what was his destination?

A
Thousand Oaks
B
Oklahoma City
C
Sacramento
D
Miami
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2

Where did the Norwegian ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl, known for his adventures to examine his theories of cultural diffusion and popularising an interest in the area, carry out his first formal scientific study?

A
The Maldives
B
The Marquesas
C
Azerbaijan
D
Tenerife
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3

What liner was destroyed in Hong Kong harbour while undergoing renovations in 1972?

A
Ocean Star
B
Queen Mary
C
Queen Elizabeth
D
Britannia
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4

The "Three Laws of Motion" are named after which scientist who published them in 1687?

A
William Herschel
B
Isaac Newton
C
Humphry Davy
D
Joseph Banks
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5

Of these main rivers of Russia which has headwaters outside its borders?

A
Ob
B
Yenisei
C
Lena
D
Vilyuy
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6

Who recorded the British song writer Florrie Palmer's "9 to 5", or "Morning Train", in 1980

A
Sheena Easton
B
Dolly Parton
C
Kim Carnes
D
Juice Newton
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7

Which of these is a criminal fraternity based in Japan?

A
Budokan
B
Shinkansen
C
Fujita
D
Yakuza
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