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General Knowledge Quiz for 31 May 2021

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A movement whose followers were known derisively as Lollards centred on the views of which priest, philosopher and theologian and his colleagues?

A
Jerome of Prague
B
Martin Luther
C
Peter Waldo
D
John Wycliffe
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2

What honorific is applied to the Brian Cox who features in TV series such as "Einstein's Shadow", "The Infinite Monkey Cage", "The Planets" and "Postman Pat"?

A
Esquire
B
Mister
C
Ms
D
Professor
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3

If something is nugatory what is it?

A
Aggressive
B
Very sweet
C
Extremely small
D
Pointless or of no value
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4

What species of spiny lobster is probably the longest decapod crustacean in the world, growing to lengths of up to 60 centimetres (24 in)?

A
Draycray
B
Burro lobster
C
Mule lobster
D
Packhorse crayfish
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5

Which were the final Olympic Games held under the IOC presidency of Juan Antonio Samaranch?

A
1996 In Atlanta, Georgia, USA
B
2000 in Sydney, Australia
C
1998 in Nagano, Japan
D
2001 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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6

The high Andes mountains are home to which of these?

A
An avocet
B
All of them
C
A flamingo
D
A duck
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7

What led to Britain, France, Belgium, Portugal, South Africa, Japan, New Zealand and Australia variously controlling the Cameroons, Togoland, Ruanda-Urundi, the Kionga Triangle, South West Africa, the Marshall Islands, the Carolines, the Marianas, the Palau Islands, Kiautschou, Western Samoa, part of New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago and Nauru?

A
The end of World War I
B
The end of World War II
C
Formation of the League of Nations
D
Formation of the United Nations
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