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1

What is regarded as the second largest parasitic killer in the world?

A
Leishmaniasis
B
Malaria
C
Chagas Disease
D
Dengue
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2

What happens in areas where there is a pattern of a mixed semi-diurnal tide?

A
Two high tides and two low tides each day with different heights
B
Two high tides and two low tides each day
C
Moments of slack water which differ from those of high and low water each day
D
Two high tides each day
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3

Who wrote his first symphony at 15 and the "Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 17?

A
Benjamin Britten
B
Gabriel Fauré
C
Felix Mendelssohn
D
Edward Elgar
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4

Which English poet and dramatist wrote "The What D'ye Call It" (1715), "The Beggar's Opera" (1728) and "Polly" (1729)?

A
John Arbuthnot
B
Jonathan Swift
C
Alexander Pope
D
John Gay
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5

Which outdoor game played by 2 to 4 persons with balls and mallets was introduced to England from France in the 1850s?

A
Polo
B
Boules
C
Rounders
D
Croquet
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6

What is a 1 ounce gold coin minted in South Africa?

A
Sovereign
B
Krugerand
C
Groat
D
Guilder
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7

What is the name of the London theatre named after a mineral spring discovered in 1683 when a music house was built there?

A
Odeon
B
Haymarket
C
Sadler's Wells
D
Majestic
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