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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 May 2021

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1

Apart from tourism, what are industries of the islands of Zanzibar?

A
Spices and fine raffia
B
Coal
C
Wool
D
Beef
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2

The Hapsburg dynasty originated in which country?

A
Switzerland
B
Australia
C
Egypt
D
Finland
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3

On 20 January 2021, 22 year old Amanda Gorman caught international attention when she did what?

A
Led the commemorations for Azerbaijan Martyrs' Day
B
Recited her poem at the inauguration ceremony for Joe Biden as President of the U.S.
C
Sang the anthem for Mali Army Day
D
Led a call for peace at Guinea Bissau National Heroes' Day
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4

What is the tang of a chisel?

A
Its cutting edge
B
The narrow haft which attaches to the handle
C
The angled convex shape on its reverse surface
D
The tempering of its metal
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5

Where are fluid catalytic cracking units likely to be used?

A
Petroleum refineries
B
Nuclear reactors
C
Milking machinery
D
In fracking
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6

What 2005 film, directed by Ang Lee, was based on a short story by Annie Proulx?

A
Air America
B
The Blair Witch Project
C
Brokeback Mountain
D
Memoirs of a Geisha
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7

Which were the first Olympic Games to be held in the Balkans after the 1896 Games in Athens, Greece?

A
2004 Summer Olympics
B
1984 Winter Olympics
C
1988 Winter Paralympics
D
1984 Winter Paralympics
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