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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 February 2021

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1

On the Christian calendar, what is the day before Ash Wednesday?

A
St Albert's Day
B
Black Tuesday
C
Ruby Tuesday
D
Shrove Tuesday
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2

Which of these is not a nickname for New Orleans, Louisiana, USA?

A
The City That Care Forgot
B
The Crescent City
C
The Big Easy
D
The Big Apple
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3

Who adopted the surname "Mountbatten" in 1947?

A
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
B
Joseph Goebbels
C
Lawrence of Arabia
D
Lord Louis Battenberg
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4

The first Transit of Venus in the 21st century took place on 8 June 2004. What was the date of the next one?

A
December 2125
B
December 2117
C
June 2012
D
June 2204
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5

What is the nickname of the Australian national rugby union team?

A
Kangaroos
B
Wallabies
C
Diamonds
D
Boomers
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6

What was the "Haymarket Massacre" in 1886?

A
A bomb exploded in the New Zealand Embassy, in London
B
Rival gangs had a shoot out in New York streets
C
Chicago police fired on striking workers
D
A herd of 300 cows in Alberta, Canada, were poisoned
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7

Which of these was not a film of a Shakespearean play directed by Laurence Olivier and featuring himself, made in the 1940s and 1950s?

A
Henry V
B
Hamlet
C
Richard III
D
Macbeth
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