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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 August 2021

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1

In 1903, Maurice Garin was the first winner of which event?

A
Isle of Man TT
B
Tour de France
C
Mille Miglia
D
Boston Marathon
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2

Guion “Guy” Bluford, Jr. made history as what in 1983?

A
First person to play trumpet underwater
B
First African American in space
C
First legally recognised sex-change in the USA
D
First jazz drummer to have 5 #1 hit records
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3

Which planet comes closest to the earth in its orbit around the sun?

A
Saturn
B
Mercury
C
Mars
D
Venus
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4

Where is Lake Coipasa and its bordering salt flats, 20 km north of the world's largest salt flats (Salar de Uyuni)?

A
Paraguay
B
Brazil
C
Bolivia
D
Peru
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5

What are the epic tales associated with Iceland traditionally called?

A
Sagas
B
Sages
C
Sagos
D
Segas
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6

Where is gesture known as "dabbing" most used?

A
When bathing
B
In icing a cake
C
When bird watching
D
In street dance, or in celebration
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7

Who was the last monarch in the recent reunified kingdom of Italy?

A
Umberto II
B
Victor Emmanuel II
C
Napoleon Bonaparte
D
Constantine the Great
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