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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 January 2015

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1

What is the name of a device, consisting essentially of two wires of different metals, whereby heat energy may be changed to electrical energy?

A
Resistor
B
Thermocouple
C
Armature
D
Atalie
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2

Hugh Lofting wrote the stories which were the basis for which of these films?

A
Dr Doolittle
B
Mary Poppins
C
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
D
Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
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3

With what decade was the Dust Bowl, the period of prolonged dust storms and severe drought, in the USA and Canada mainly associated?

A
1930s
B
1950s
C
1890s
D
1900s
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4

With what film company did Tom and Jerry make their first appearance in animated film cartoons?

A
DreamWorks
B
Hanna Barbera
C
MGM
D
Pixar
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5

How is a rebec usually played?

A
On a board
B
Blown
C
With a bow
D
Plucked
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6

The game of Rummikub, invented in Israel in the 1930s, can be played with either tiles or cards; which describes best how many are needed?

A
32
B
53 pairs
C
106
D
12 sets of 4
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7

Where is the Menai Strait?

A
In Sydney Harbour, Australia
B
Between the island of Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania
C
Between the Isle of Anglesey and mainland Wales, UK
D
Between islands of the Cosmoledo Atoll in the Seychelles
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