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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 September 2021

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1

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner starred in what TV series, first broadcast from 1966 to 1969?

A
Star Trek
B
Blakes 7
C
Red Dwarf
D
Star Wars
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2

"Aegrotocatellus jaggeri" an extinct marine arthropod which disappeared about 250 million years ago, is named after whom?

A
A German rifleman
B
Jagger Cates
C
Mick Jagger
D
A native American tribe from the Florida coast
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3

What was Colin Powell's role in George W Bush's government from 2001 to 2005?

A
Secretary of Defence
B
Vice President
C
Secretary of State
D
The Speaker of the House of Representatives
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4

Which river, the world's deepest on record and the second largest river in the world by discharge volume, rises in the highlands and mountains of the East African Rift?

A
Niger
B
Nile
C
Congo
D
Zambezi
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5

In the 2020 Summer Olympics several sports made an Olympic debut, including which of these?

A
All of them
B
Karate
C
Surfing
D
Sport climbing
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6

Which country forcibly colonised the island now known as Taiwan in 1895?

A
The Netherlands
B
China
C
Japan
D
UK
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7

What is the word for bending at least one knee to the ground, a gesture of deep respect for a superior that was introduced in 328 BC by Alexander the Great into his court, a practice then already followed in Persia?

A
Kneeling
B
Curtseying
C
Genuflection
D
Kerning
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