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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 May 2021

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When was the first written record of the name which British Honduras chose when it became independent from the UK in 1981?

A
1510
B
1677
C
1825
D
1597
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2

In 2002, Sergey Karjakin from the Ukraine became the world's youngest chess Grandmaster at what age?

A
12 year 7 months
B
12 years, 7 months, 17 days
C
13 years, 1 month, 11 days
D
13 years, 4 months, 27 days
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3

What religion is the Dalai Lama?

A
Hindu
B
Christian
C
Muslim
D
Buddhist
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4

Dust carried in winds from the Bodélé Depression, an ancient desiccated lake bed in the West African country of Chad, has been identified as a key source of phosphorus — a vital nutrient for plant growth — in what area?

A
South Africa
B
Ethiopia
C
Amazon rain forest
D
Peru
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5

The giant toad Rhinella marina (formerly Bufo marinus), introduced to kill pests throughout Oceania, the Caribbean and Northern Australia, and in its turn a major pest in some of those areas, is native to where?

A
Democratic Republic of Congo
B
Panama
C
Malaysia
D
South and mainland Central America
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6

Who was the lead singer of the band that created the record which was the first Motown single to sell a million copies, also was writer of one of the songs and co-writer of the song on the other side?

A
Diana Ross
B
Charlie Fuqua
C
Wanda Rogers
D
Smokey Robinson
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7

The idea which turned into the long running and frequently repeated TV series, "The Golden Girls" (1985-1992), had its beginning in an NBC promotion for its 1984-85 television season of which show?

A
Remington Steele
B
Miami Vice
C
Night Court
D
Murder, She Wrote
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