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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2022

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1

Which of these was a nephew of Julius Caesar who became Emperor of Rome?

A
Mark Antony
B
Augustus
C
Tiberius
D
Vespasian
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2

Which country hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896?

A
Greece
B
France
C
USA
D
UK
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3

What is the official Hawaiʻi state "gemstone"?

A
Obsidian
B
Black pearl
C
Abalone shell
D
Black coral
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4

A filibuster is typically found where?

A
A decision-making body
B
A hospital
C
A society party
D
A horse race
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5

Florida produces 74 percent of which citrus fruit grown in the USA, 95% of which is processed, mostly as the official state beverage?

A
Limes
B
Lemons
C
Oranges
D
Grapefruit
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6

In the American War of 1812 against Great Britain the ship now known as Old Ironsides defeated five British warships (HMS Guerriere, HMS Java, HMS Pictou, HMS Cyane and HMS Levant). She is still afloat. What name was she commissioned under?

A
USS Chesapeake
B
USS United States
C
USS Constitution
D
USS Constellation
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7

The "Historia Ierosolimitana", an account of the events of the First Crusade (1095-99) to defend Christendom in Turkey and further East, and "a clarification of their miraculous meaning", was written ca 1105 by an abbot of Bourgueil named what?

A
Percy
B
Edmund
C
Richard
D
Baldric
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