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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 March 2012

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1

In 1984, Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with what disorder?

A
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
B
Alzheimer's disease
C
Parkinson's disease
D
Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)
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2

Who famously flew a kite in a thunderstorm in 1752 to demonstrate the effects of lightning?

A
Sid Franklin
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
Frank L. Baum
D
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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3

Which branch of botany is concerned with grasses?

A
Agrostology
B
Bryology
C
Palynology
D
Ethnobotany
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4

Juneau, Alaska is the most northern of the US state capitals. What is the second-most northern?

A
Olympia, Washington
B
Bismarck, North Dakota
C
Helena, Montana
D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Select from the options above.
5

What name did Andy Warhol give to his original New York City studio from 1962 to 1968 in premises on the 5th floor of 231 East 47th Street, Madison Avenue?

A
The Studio
B
The Warehouse
C
The Shed
D
The Factory
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6

According to Britain's Sea Fish Industry Authority, what is the name for a young pilchard?

A
Sardine
B
Whitebait
C
Anchovy
D
Carp
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7

Which of these were rulers of Portugal from 1640 to 1910?

A
The House of Windsor
B
The House of Braganza
C
The House of Medici
D
The House of Grimaldi
Select from the options above.
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