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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 June 2012

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1

Who formulated the "Law" that, in a paramagnetic material, the magnetization of the material is (approximately) directly proportional to an applied magnetic field, but if the material is heated, the magnetization is (approximately) inversely proportional to temperature?

A
Robert Boyle
B
Robert Hooke
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Pierre Curie
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2

What would one do with a "snood"?

A
Kick it
B
Eat it
C
Wear it
D
Sit on it
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3

Which of these was not part of a famous family of Italian 15th century painters?

A
Vincenzo Bellini
B
Giacomo Bellini
C
Giovanni Bellini
D
Gentile Bellini
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4

Which of these is a Scottish dish which is, essentially, baked chicken with spinach and poached eggs?

A
Bubble and Squeak
B
Clapshot
C
Rumbledethump
D
Howtowdie
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5

In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Katherine Region?

A
Queensland
B
South Australia
C
Western Australia
D
Northern Territory
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6

How is the title of Rossini's opera "La Gazza Ladra" usually translated into English?

A
Man of La Mancha
B
The Merry Widow
C
The Pearl Fishers
D
The Thieving Magpie
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7

In Greek mythology, what was the Styx?

A
River
B
Mountain
C
Valley
D
Pit of boiling mud
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