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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 July 2021

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1

What were the tools of a retiarius?

A
Weighted net, dagger and trident
B
Net and sword
C
Heavy duty knuckleduster
D
Short sword, small round shield, and spear
Select from the options above.
2

There is a ban on doing what on the islands in the Svalbard archipelago in Norway?

A
Processing whale meat
B
Dying
C
Being buried other than, under special licence, as ashes in an urn
D
Killing polar bears
Select from the options above.
3

In which decade was the hovercraft invented?

A
1980s
B
1950s
C
1900s
D
1920s
Select from the options above.
4

What name was used for two forests in J. R. R. Tolkien's "Hobbit"/ "Lord of the Rings" saga, the first under Morgoth's control, and the second under the influence of Sauron?

A
Collingwood
B
Sherwood
C
Mirkwood
D
Forest of Dean
Select from the options above.
5

Five of Canada's fourteen UNESCO World heritage sites (Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Wood Buffalo National Park, Dinosaur Provincial Park and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump) are in which Canadian province?

A
Ontario
B
Saskatchewan
C
Quebec
D
Alberta
Select from the options above.
6

"The Blockheads" released a new album in 2009 after nine years' silence. Who used to be their frontman?

A
Eric Clapton
B
David Bowie
C
J J Cale
D
Ian Dury
Select from the options above.
7

Until 1599 (in Sweden, Norway and Denmark), 1600 (in Scotland ), 1725 (in Russia), and 1752 (in England, Wales, Ireland and Britain's American colonies) what did those countries observe as New Year's Day?

A
1 May
B
1 April
C
25 Match
D
22 March
Select from the options above.
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