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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 July 2021

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1

A popular interpretation of the name of the river "Uruguay" after which the country is named, is "River of …"?

A
Feathered crowns
B
Plenty
C
Sweet water
D
Painted birds
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2

Which of these is a species of falcon?

A
Maltese
B
Peregrine
C
Mifawly
D
Amadeus
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3

Who is thought to have had a dog, but apparently not a cat?

A
Schrader
B
Schröder
C
Schrödinger
D
Schrek
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4

Seven countries did not attend the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea. What did Nicaragua and Madagascar, two of the countries, give as a reason?

A
Illness among the athletes
B
Alliance with Cuba, which was boycotting the Games
C
Dissatisfaction with the venues
D
Finance
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5

Who was Minister-Chairman of the Russian Provisional Government and Prime Minister of Russia from 21 July 1917 (following the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II) to 8 November 1917 (the Bolshevik revolution), who is buried in Putney Vale Cemetery, London?

A
Joseph Stalin
B
Leonid Brezhnev
C
Vladimir Lenin
D
Alexander Kerensky
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6

Which of these Hitchcock films is mainly set on a train?

A
Rear Window
B
Psycho
C
Vertigo
D
The Lady Vanishes
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7

To prevaricate is to what?

A
Refuse to answer
B
Delay
C
Hesitate
D
Be evasive, or lie
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