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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 October 2013

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In communication over two-way radios, in use by the military, police and fire despatching systems, and CB radio, what does "over" mean?

A
I have finished talking and I am listening
B
I have finished
C
Heard and understood
D
Ended
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2

Where is the Estádio da Luz ("Stadium of Light"), the home stadium of the association football club S.L. Benfica, which has a capacity of 65,400, and opened in October 2003, replacing a larger stadium, which was also called Estádio da Luz?

A
Lisbon, Portugal
B
Madrid, Spain
C
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D
Macau, China
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3

The Anemone hupehensis (commonly known as the Japanese anemone, Japanese thimbleweed, or Japanese windflower) was originally native to where?

A
Northern Korea
B
Eastern Mongolia
C
Northern Japan
D
Central China
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4

The basic shape of the North American continent on a map is best described as which?

A
Square
B
Triangular
C
Circular
D
Hexagonal
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5

Sir Basil Spence is associated with what activity?

A
Cooking
B
Architecture
C
Shoes
D
Hair styling
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6

Which of these is a goddess in Egyptian mythology, the wife and sister of Osiris and mother of Horus, who found all of the pieces of Osiris's body after his brother had killed him, chopped him into tiny pieces and scattered them all over Egypt?

A
Shiloh
B
Isis
C
Kaolin
D
Jehoshaphat
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7

Who first identified and isolated nucleic acids, the precursor to identifying DNA?

A
Friedrich Miescher
B
James Watson and Francis Crick
C
Jim Kent
D
Albrecht Kossel
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