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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 March 2009

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1

Which is the largest of the Channel Islands, where the official language is French?

A
Herm
B
Guernsey
C
Jersey
D
Alderney
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2

What appeared in the Netherlands in 1608, developed by Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen and Jacob Metius, and improved by Galileo in 1609?

A
Reflecting telescope
B
Refracting telescope
C
Catadioptric telescope
D
Radio telescope
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3

Who was the Greek god of medicine who brought dead people back to life, angering Zeus who killed him with a thunderbolt?

A
Hippocrates
B
Aesculapius
C
Codines
D
Haenoptysis
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4

What is the alternative name for Pluto, the Greek God of the underworld, that has come to mean Hell?

A
Charon
B
Styx
C
Hades
D
Gehenna
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5

What is a green liqueur made from anise, hyssop, angelica and mint?

A
Absinthe
B
Kahlua
C
Crème de cacao
D
Tia Maria
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6

Antoni Gaudi is responsible for the architecture of which building which is still being constructed to his original plans and drawings, 90 years after his death?

A
Casa Mila
B
Sagrada Familia
C
Colegio Teresiano
D
Güell Palace
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7

Which Olympic Games were the first where all continents were represented, with all athletes competing in one stadium?

A
1920, Antwerp
B
1908, London
C
1912, Stockholm
D
1924, Paris
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