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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 August 2021

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1

Who was the criminal released by Pilate in preference to Jesus on the demand of the Jerusalem mob?

A
Spartacus
B
Barabbas
C
Ben Hur
D
El Cid
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2

Which 2015 Canadian TV comedy was created by and stars a father and son?

A
The New Pope
B
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
C
Schitts Creek
D
Young Drunk Punk
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3

What are Jengish Chokusu, Muztagh Ata and Ismoíla Somoni?

A
Ancient temples in northern China
B
Mountains
C
Grasslands in Mongolia
D
Rivers of Kazakhstan
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4

The sport of 'shikar' involved what?

A
A goat's head and a long stick
B
Bull-baiting
C
Falconry
D
Organised game hunting
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5

Which band played a free concert with a claimed 1.5 million attendance at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on 18 February 2006?

A
The Who
B
London Symphony Orchestra
C
Milli Vanilli
D
The Rolling Stones
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6

Where can the only fragments of "The True Word" by Celsus, a 2nd century Greek philosopher and stern critic of Christianity, be found?

A
In a refutation written by Origen of Alexandria
B
In the Vatican library
C
In writings of St Augustine of Hippo
D
In the Bodleian Library
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7

What does the "R" stand for in the acronym ARPANET?

A
Root
B
Radio
C
Revolving
D
Research
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