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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2021

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1

The Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, is also partly in which of these states?

A
Nevada
B
Colorado
C
None: It is all in Arizona
D
Utah
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2

Where, in 1857, was there a brutal and unsuccessful uprising against British control, with estimates of the number of deaths in the hundreds of thousands?

A
Noumea
B
India
C
The Philippines
D
Japan
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3

Who caused a scandal when, on 2 February 1950, she gave birth to the son of Italian film director Roberto Rossellini while married to neurosurgeon Peter Lindstrom?

A
Greta Garbo
B
Ingrid Bergman
C
Katharine Hepburn
D
Audrey Hepburn
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4

What part of the body is affected by the condition called rickets?

A
Blood
B
Skin
C
Bones
D
Digestive tract
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5

Which of these fictional characters was created by Ruth Rendell?

A
Superintendent Jack Meadows
B
Chief Inspector Dreyfus
C
Inspector Morse
D
Detective Inspector Wexford
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6

The annual BBC Sports Personality award was first given in 1954 and as at 2020 includes how many other categories?

A
3
B
8
C
4
D
6
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7

What is trokosi as practised among the Ewe people in Benin, Togo and Ghana?

A
Celibacy
B
Ritual tattooing of religious initiates
C
Lighting incense sticks to the ancestors
D
Paying for sin by sending a young girl into permanent bondage to priests in a shrine
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