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General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 20 June 2022

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1

Which instrument originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian interpretation of a small guitar-like instrument taken there by Portuguese immigrants?

A
Celeste
B
Mandolin
C
Banjo
D
Ukulele
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2

Which of these words does not appear in the title of a 1990 film by Anthony Minghella?

A
Deeply
B
Madly
C
Truly
D
Gladly
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3

One of the longest ruling monarchs of the 20th century and a massive and dangerous volcano in the USA share which name?

A
Augustine
B
Lassen
C
Rainier
D
Helen
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4

In 2009, Heikki Kovalainen, Kimi Raikkonen, Sebastian Vettel, Robert Kubica and Nico Rosberg were competitors in which sport?

A
Motor racing
B
Skiing
C
Weight lifting
D
Cycling
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5

A plasma display panel contains many tiny cells between two panels of glass which hold a mixture of noble gases. The gas in the cells is electrically turned into a plasma which emits ultraviolet light which then excites what to emit visible light?

A
Crystals
B
Light emitting diodes
C
Pixels
D
Phosphorus
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6

According to Arthurian legend, who was the father of Galahad?

A
Lancelot
B
Mordred
C
The Green Knight
D
Bors
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7

What is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II and by some to be the largest naval battle in history, and is the first battle in which Japanese aircraft carried out organized kamikaze attacks?

A
The Battle of the Coral Sea
B
The Battle of Leyte Gulf
C
The Battle of Japan
D
The Battle of Trafalgar
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