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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 June 2021

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In Scandinavian mythology, who were the maidens who rode through the sky on horses, sword in hand, to influence the outcome of battles and select the bravest fighters to live in Valhallah?

A
Vikingae
B
Fates
C
Avalonians
D
Valkyries
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2

At the 2008 Summer Paralympic Games, where were the singers who performed the theme song, "Flying with the Dream", from?

A
Macau, and Xinjiang
B
Tibet, and Hong Kong
C
Inner Mongolia, and Hainan
D
Beijing
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3

Alan Bates played an escaped convict who was mistaken for the son of God in which 1961 film?

A
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
B
Whistle Down the Wind
C
The Life of Brian
D
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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4

Which of these countries is the first to start each new day?

A
New Zealand
B
Kiribati
C
Hawaii
D
United Kingdom
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5

What is the overall name for a branch of applied mathematics used to study behaviour in strategic situations, in which an individual's success in making choices depends on the choices of others?

A
Game theory
B
Von Neumann's examination of mixed strategy equilibria
C
Logarithmics
D
Minimax mixed strategy
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6

Which of these is the name of the president of Egypt from 1956 to 1970?

A
Paula Abdul Passer
B
Nehru Abdul Gasser
C
Gamal Abdel Nasser
D
Tamar Aku Rasta
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7

Which of these has three official languages?

A
United Kingdom
B
United States of America
C
New Zealand
D
None of these
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