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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 January 2021

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1

The markka is the base unit of currency in which country?

A
Finland
B
Norway
C
Denmark
D
Sweden
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2

Military signals are usually played on which instrument?

A
Bass guitar
B
Violin
C
Piano
D
Bugle
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3

The winner of the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award, "Station Eleven", takes place in which area?

A
The Aleutian Islands, Alaska, USA
B
The Arctic
C
Great Lakes, North America
D
Quebec and Toronto, Canada
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4

In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" on the first ball of the match?

A
King pair
B
Golden duck
C
Diamond duck
D
Royal Duck
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5

The migration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to the city of Medina in 622, which marked year one of the Islamic calendar, was known as what?

A
Hijra, or Hegira
B
The Great Trek
C
Muharram
D
The Trail of Tears
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6

Who were the main figures involved in the introduction in 1892 of 35 mm film for still photography and motion pictures?

A
Alexander Graham Bell & George Kodak
B
William Dickson, Thomas Edison & George Eastman
C
Thomas Dolby & Vincent Vista
D
Samuel Goldwyn & Louis B. Mayer
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7

On 3 June 1844, which bird became extinct when the last two were killed by hunters?

A
Dodo
B
Colombian Grebe
C
Liverpool Pigeon
D
Great Auk
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