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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 January 2021

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1

What is commemorated in Great Britain by Trafalgar Day every 21 October, and by the name of Trafalgar Square in London?

A
The first colony in Africa
B
A 19th century sea battle
C
A 20th century land battle
D
Advances in medical science
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2

What do deciduous trees do?

A
Drop their leaves occasionally
B
Drop their leaves in drought
C
Drop their leaves in windy weather
D
Drop their leaves in colder weather leading into winter
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3

Which of these characters from the British TV series "Coronation Street" owned a public house with her husband?

A
Annie Walker
B
Elsie Tanner
C
Hilda Ogden
D
Ena Sharples
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4

What is the technical term for a subjunctive?

A
Mood
B
Joining word
C
A figure of speech
D
Tense
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5

Of the six African Great Lakes clustered along the long East African Rift Valley, which is the largest by volume of water?

A
Lake Malawi
B
Lake Victoria
C
Lake Tanganyika
D
Lake Kivu
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6

What unusual event marked the opening ceremony at the 1984 Winter Olympics?

A
An arrow was lighted at the Olympic torch and fired to light the Olympic cauldron
B
The Olympic flag was hoisted upside down.
C
The cauldron did not light
D
One of five snowflakes which was supposed to expand into an Olympic ring malfunctioned
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7

When was the first Academy Awards ceremony held for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences?

A
1919
B
1939
C
1929
D
1932
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