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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 December 2014

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What is the main feature of the design of a "Riparium"?

A
Live aquatic animals
B
Circulating current through different-levelled pools
C
The submerged area of a water habitat
D
A dry habitat
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2

What links a 1999 version of Richard Adams's work "Watership Down" and a 1984 version of Lewis Carroll's work "The Hunting of the Snark"?

A
Mike Batt, composer of the sound track
B
Henry Holliday, illustrator
C
They were both animated films
D
Billy Connolly sang in the sound track
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3

A New Zealand squash player who dominated the sport in the late 1980s and early 1990s, winning the World Open 4 times, is Susan who?

A
De Rigeur
B
De Maupassant
C
De Lorean
D
Devoy
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4

The international abbreviation "CH" represents which country?

A
Switzerland
B
Czechoslovakia
C
Chad
D
Iceland
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5

Where is the Ross Sea?

A
Antarctic Ocean
B
Arctic Ocean
C
A branch of the Mediterranean
D
A branch of the North Sea
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6

Pol Pot became the de facto leader of which country in mid-1975, forcing city dwellers to relocate to the countryside to work in collective farms and forced labor projects, toward a goal of "restarting civilization" in "Year Zero", which resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1.7 to 2.5 million people, approximately 21% of the population?

A
Egypt
B
India
C
China
D
Cambodia
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7

Who was known as the shoe bomber, who in 2003 was sentenced to life in prison for attempting to destroy a commercial aircraft in-flight by detonating explosives hidden in his shoes, which led to the requirement of US airline passengers having to remove their shoes for inspection before boarding?

A
Noel Maguire
B
Richard Reid
C
Jemaah Islamiyah
D
Nizar Trabelsi
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