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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 May 2021

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Which English scholar of Ancient Roman civilisation, Professor of Classics and Professor of Ancient Literature is also widely known for presenting TV documentaries and discussions on civilisations ancient and modern?

A
Dame Mary Beard
B
Professor Brian Cox
C
Dara Ó Briain
D
Stephen Fry
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2

Which of these is a nickname for the kookaburra?

A
Monkey bird
B
Waltzing matilda
C
Laughing jackass
D
Billabong
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3

What was the highest grossing American film of 1949?

A
Citizen Kane
B
Crows and Sparrows
C
Samson and Delilah
D
Gone with the Wind
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4

The port of Izmir in Turkey is on which sea?

A
Sea of Marmara
B
Black Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Aegean Sea
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5

Where did the Bataan Death March, which started in April 1942, take place?

A
Malaysia
B
Mongolia
C
North-eastern China
D
The Philippines
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6

The song "Hand in Hand", written by Italian composer Giorgio Moroder and American songwriter Tom Whitlock and performed by singing group Koreana, was produced and distributed as what?

A
The official song for the 1988 Summer Olympic Games
B
The official song of the Korean e-Sports Association
C
A trailer for Korean TV show "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon"
D
A prelude to the 2003 six-party talks with North Korea
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7

During World War II the US and UK armies used bodies of, respectively, over 54,000 and 250,000 what, as part of their communication and/or delivery systems?

A
Dolphins
B
Nannies
C
Homing pigeons
D
Dogs
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