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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 April 2021

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1

Canis Major is also known as what?

A
The Horsehead Nebula
B
Betelgeuse
C
Regella
D
The Dog Star
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2

Rihanna, who had hit singles from 2005 that include "Don't Stop the Music" and "Disturbia", was born where?

A
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
B
Leeds, England
C
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D
Saint Michael, Barbados
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3

Which of these is the name for a type of broom?

A
Trug
B
Besom
C
Ostler
D
Tabard
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4

The artists Dame Evelyn Glennie, Gareth Farr, Neil Peart and Alexej Gerassimez are internationally known in what field?

A
Percussion
B
Sculpture
C
Photography
D
Fashion design
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5

What board game is played with 24 pieces on a board marked with 64 squares, where the object is to capture an enemy piece by passing over it to a vacant square behind it?

A
Ludo
B
Chess
C
Parcheesi
D
Draughts
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6

Which lighthouse, the fourth to be built on the site since 1698, is 9 statute miles (14 km) south west of Rame Head on the Cornish / Devon coast of Britain?

A
Eddystone
B
Bishop Rock
C
Beachy Head
D
Trinity House
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7

On April 4, 1841, William Henry Harrison became what?

A
George Washington's brother-in-law
B
The ninth US President
C
The first US President to die in office
D
The first native American President
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