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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 April 2021

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1

Damascus is the capital of which country?

A
Syria
B
Somalia
C
Israel
D
Greece
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2

The national team of the Iroquois League was admitted to the international federation for what sport in 1990 and competes internationally, the only native American/First Nations team to do so?

A
Snowboarding
B
Ice hockey
C
Lacrosse
D
Dog sled racing
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3

Which of these is recognised as an astronomer?

A
Sir Barnes Wallis
B
Sir Fred Hoyle
C
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
D
Sir Richard Branson
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4

The blend of tea known as Earl Grey was named after someone in what profession?

A
Viceroy of India
B
International merchant
C
British Prime Minister
D
Governor of Hong Kong
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5

Who was shot dead on 9 October 1967 while trying to organise a revolution in Bolivia?

A
Bernardo O'Higgins
B
José de San Martín
C
El Cid
D
Che Guevara
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6

What TV sitcom was originally intended to be called "The Fighting Tigers"?

A
'Allo 'Allo
B
The Army Game
C
M*A*S*H
D
Dad's Army
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7

What was the cause of the sinking of the "Lusitania" in May 1915 and the subsequent deaths of 1,198 people?

A
She hit an iceberg
B
She was torpedoed
C
A saboteur blew a hole in her hull with a bomb
D
She was sunk by pirates
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