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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 August 2021

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1

On 10 and 11 June 1964, what was at 2120 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA?

A
The temporary headquarters of the United Nations
B
The Democratic Convention
C
Chess Records' studios
D
The birth of Jimmy Chamberlin, drummer, songwriter, and producer
Select from the options above.
2

What sport, when it was first played in 1902, was called immoral and "a monster that spreads its claws to all sides"?

A
Lacrosse
B
Korfball
C
Netball
D
Beach volleyball
Select from the options above.
3

Who is the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band R.E.M. who has become well-known for the "mumbling" style of his early career and for his complex, surreal lyrics, and his social and political activism?

A
Kanye West
B
Michael Stipe
C
Justin Timberlake
D
Kid Rock
Select from the options above.
4

Who created the cartoon series called "Stanley the Palaeolithic Hero", "Bruce the Barbarian", "All the King's Comrades" and "Footrot Flats"?

A
Murray Ball
B
Ronald Searle
C
"Giles"
D
Jim Davis
Select from the options above.
5

The catastrophic disaster at a plant in Chernobyl in the Ukraine in April 1986 is described as what kind of accident?

A
Chemical
B
Unfortunate
C
Waiting to happen
D
Nuclear
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these would you expect never to be prescribed for someone suffering from haemophilia?

A
Warfarin
B
Tincture of arnica
C
Aspirin
D
Antihistamine
Select from the options above.
7

What is the capital of Namibia?

A
Windhoek
B
Luanda
C
Khartoum
D
Nairobi
Select from the options above.
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