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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 June 2021

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1

There was a General Strike in Britain in which of these years?

A
1916
B
1926
C
1953
D
1947
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2

Who wore size 9 shoes in a song, the chorus of which begins "Oh My Darling, Oh My Darling, Oh My Darling ..."?

A
Kitty O'Shea
B
Molly Malone
C
Clementine
D
Daisy
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3

Which is one of the rivers which feeds the large tidal estuary known as Lake Maracaibo?

A
Orinoco
B
Catatumbo
C
Amazon
D
Apure
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4

The author of "The Bottle Imp", a short story written for people of his adopted home, Samoa, took the name Tusitala. What does the name mean?

A
Jumping spider
B
Teller of tales
C
The teller is the tale
D
Tall tales
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5

Which Australian, a winner of Golden Globe, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild and Australian Film Institute awards, became, in 2009, one of 17 people to have won an Academy Award, a Tony Award and an Emmy Award?

A
Tom Cruise
B
Olivia Newton-John
C
Mel Gibson
D
Geoffrey Rush
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6

Which sport has been slowly declining in favour in the U.S., to the point where in 2021 it is illegal in 41 states, inactive in 5 more, and disappearing in 2 more?

A
Hamburger eating
B
Conkers
C
Greyhound racing
D
Dumpster diving
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7

Where are the Huygens Gap and the Maxwell Gap?

A
Swiss Alps
B
Rocky Mountains
C
Saturn
D
Under the Pacific Ocean
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