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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 August 2013

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Which of these people is an Australian hyperrealist sculptor working in the UK, whose sculptures faithfully reproduce the minute detail of the human body, but play with scale to produce disconcertingly jarring visual images?

A
David Hockney
B
Ron Mueck
C
Barbara Hepworth
D
Henry Moore
Select from the options above.
2

Mahé Drysdale, Rebecca Scown, Juliette Haigh, Hamish Bond, Eric Murray, Pete Reed, Andrew Triggs Hodge, Ondrej Synek and Alan Campbell are international competitors in which sport?

A
Rowing
B
Figure skating
C
Golf
D
Tennis
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3

What is the common nickname for a steam-powered winch, widely used in logging, mining and maritime industries?

A
Horse engine
B
Mule engine
C
Donkey engine
D
Bullock engine
Select from the options above.
4

If after spending 10% of your money, you have $180 left, how much did you start with?

A
$200
B
$1,800
C
$198
D
$400
Select from the options above.
5

Which war, which lasted for ten years, was fought between Agamemnon and Menelaus on one side and Priam on the other?

A
The War of Spanish Succession
B
First Punic War
C
Trojan War
D
The Battle of Thermopylae
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these countries has a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean?

A
Lesotho
B
Mozambique
C
Egypt
D
Angola
Select from the options above.
7

What system of psychology, popularised by F J Gall and J K Spurzheim in the 19th century, claims that mental faculties and dispositions can be determined by the shape of the skull?

A
Physiognomy
B
Phrenology
C
Psychokinesis
D
Parapsychology
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