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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 May 2021

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1

When one well-known English author wrote about Britain's "alien and uninspiring court", which monarch replied "I may be uninspiring, but I'll be damned if I'm alien."?

A
Edward VII
B
George V
C
George VI
D
Victoria
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2

The first novel by Scottish-American fashion designer Douglas Stuart won the Booker Prize in 2020. What is the theme of the book?

A
A young boy growing up in the fashion industry in New York
B
Growing up "poor and queer" in 1980s working-class Glasgow, Scotland
C
A relationship between an unloved daughter and her elderly, failing mother
D
The emotional costs for a young driven scientist
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3

In Tom Clancy's "Rainbow Six" (1998), what is the setting for a plot by eco-terrorists who plan to spread a terrible new plague?

A
The Superbowl
B
The G20 conference
C
The Haj pilgrimage
D
2000 Olympic Games
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4

When was the first Juneteenth marked in the US?

A
16 June 1863
B
19 June 1866
C
15 June 1878
D
19 June 1969
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5

What is the common name for Anagallis known for the opening and closing of the flowers in response to sun and weather conditions?

A
Crocus
B
Pimpernel
C
Myrtle
D
Speedwell
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6

Where is KwaZulu-Natal?

A
Tanzania
B
Mozambique
C
Namibia
D
South Africa
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7

A "limp chimp blimp" is what figure of speech?

A
Un-PC
B
Assonance
C
Jargon
D
Rhyme
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