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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 May 2011

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1

What is the name for the act of murdering of one's own sister?

A
Sororicide
B
Fratricide
C
Patricide
D
Matricide
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2

The TV series that began to be broadcast in 2000 called "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (without a location in the title) is set in what city?

A
Las Vegas
B
Quebec
C
Sydney
D
London
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3

In which country were elections planned for 1991 stopped by the military (leading to civil war), were held in 1995, and, in 1999, after a series of short-term military leaders, Abdelaziz Bouteflika was elected president?

A
Tunisia
B
Morocco
C
Egypt
D
Algeria
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4

In which country is the city of Maastricht?

A
Belgium
B
The Netherlands
C
Germany
D
Sweden
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5

What branch of biology, dating from the discovery of blood corpuscles by Marcello Malpighi in 1661, classifies and describes the development of the forms of living organisms?

A
Entology
B
Geology
C
Histology
D
Scientology
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6

Which team has played in 40 of the 105 Baseball World Series and won 27 World Series championships (between 1923 and 2009), the most of any Major League franchise?

A
The New York Yankees
B
The Dodgers
C
The St. Louis Cardinals
D
The Chicago Cubs
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7

Which of these was a mathematician and author on the faculty of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois from 1955-1990, and of Eastern Michigan University from 1990-1999, most famous for writing "The Elements of Real Analysis" and "The Elements of Integration"?

A
Robert G. Bartle
B
Christopher Bartle
C
Andrew Bartle
D
Shane Bartle
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