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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2021

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What battle cry of Richard I at the Battle of Gisors in 1198 was adopted as the motto of the arms of England where, except for changes during the reigns of Elizabeth I, Anne and William III, it has been since 1340?

A
Dieu Et Mon Droit
B
Semper Eadem
C
Je Maintiendrai
D
Ad Astra
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2

After 97 years since being installed on a rock in Copenhagen harbour, the statue of "The Little Mermaid" left its place in April 2010 to go where?

A
New York, USA
B
Shanghai, China
C
Sydney, Australia
D
London, England
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3

Where are the Minoan ruins of Knossus?

A
Corfu
B
Crete
C
Kazakhstan
D
Kenya
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4

Who wrote the piece of music recognised in much of the Western world as "The Wedding March"?

A
Mendelssohn
B
Handel
C
Beethoven
D
Strauss
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5

What are dehydrated to make raisins?

A
Dates
B
Grapes
C
Nectarines
D
Olives
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6

What natural effect is only visible during a total eclipse of the sun?

A
Aurora Borealis
B
St Elmo's fire
C
Will o' the Wisp
D
Baily's Beads
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7

In 2012 the X Games were held in the USA , together with Games at Tignes in France and Shanghai in China. Which of the following had not yet hosted an X Games?

A
Phuket, Thailand
B
Singapore
C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
D
Seoul, Korea
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