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General Knowledge Quiz for Wednesday, 26 June 2024

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Q1. Where was the oath "God's bodykins" first recorded, later appearing in minced form as "Ods bodikins"?

A
"Hamlet" (1600) by William Shakespeare
B
"The Canterbury Tales" (late 15th century) by Geoffrey Chaucer
C
"The Pilgrim's Progress" (1678) by John Bunyan
D
"Beowulf" (8th century or later)
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Q2. What are the central events of Mexican charreadas?

A
Trout tickling
B
Kite flying
C
Rodeo
D
Horse taming
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Q3. In the equation "2 to the power of 3 = 8", 3 is the "what" of 8 to the base 2?

A
Period
B
Exponent
C
Multiplier
D
Logarithm
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Q4. Who was known as "Ol' Blue Eyes"?

A
Frank Sinatra
B
Dean Martin
C
Elvis Presley
D
Humphrey Bogart
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Q5. The USA entered World War I because Germany attempted to enlist Mexico as an ally, and for what other immediate reason?

A
A publicity campaign run by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
B
The sinking of the British passenger liner "Lusitania" with US citizens on board
C
Germany refused to join the League of Nations
D
Germany resumed unrestricted warfare in war-zone waters
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Q6. What was the predecessor to the computer game Riven?

A
Myst III: Exile
B
Myst
C
Rivendell
D
Gehn's World
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Q7. Which of these deserts is in the USA?

A
Atacama
B
Mojave
C
Gobi
D
Kalahari
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