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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 May 2021

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1

On a Cartesian Plane where is the unit usually represented as i or j?

A
At the nadir
B
Horizontal axis
C
At the zenith
D
Vertical axis
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2

What is the present name of the country in which the Winter Olympics of 1984 were held?

A
Timor Leste
B
North Macedonia
C
South Sudan
D
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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3

What change was implemented in Turkey on 1 December 1928?

A
Introduction of Six Arrows as the symbol and flag of the Turkish Republican People's Party (CHP).
B
Turkey became a purely secular republic
C
The modern Turkish alphabet was established
D
Village Institutes were developed to reduce the gap that existed between urban and rural areas
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4

Although neutral, Switzerland maintains military forces. In 1995, which of these was NOT one?

A
Cavalry
B
Merchant Navy
C
Pigeon Service
D
Air Force
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5

Where is the Macaronesia Region?

A
In the western Pacific Ocean
B
In the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of northern West Africa and Europe
C
In the Black Sea
D
In the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of South America
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6

Which of these is best remembered as the mothers in the TV series "Lassie" and "Lost in Space", and for her portrayal of Dr. Janet Craig on the sitcom "Petticoat Junction" from 1968 to 1970?

A
June Voldemort
B
June Lockhart
C
June Slughorn
D
June Flitwick
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7

Which writer is quoted as saying “The problem with fiction, it has to be plausible. That's not true with non-fiction.”?

A
Joan Didion
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
John Edgar Browning
D
Tom Wolfe
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