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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 May 2015

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When was observational evidence first accepted by the scientists of the time that the Milky Way is not the only galaxy in the universe?

A
1927
B
1929
C
1925
D
1895
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2

What gambling game is based on a wheel with 37 compartments?

A
Piquet
B
Baccarat
C
Chemin de Fer
D
Roulette
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3

Where were the Wyandot people settled prior to European contact?

A
In the St Lawrence valley, North America
B
In the Caucasus Mountains
C
Northern Australia
D
Patagonia
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4

"Elia" was the pseudonym of which author?

A
Charles Dickens
B
Charles Lamb
C
H. H. Munro
D
Jonathan Swift
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5

If a lake is endorheic what can this imply?

A
It is spring-fed
B
It regularly floods
C
It is below sea level
D
A saline lake
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6

The famous collection of music, "Songs from the Auvergne" arranged by Joseph Canteloube, is in what language?

A
Catalan
B
Occitan
C
Gallo-Italic
D
Oïl
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7

Raymond Chandler created which of these fictional detectives?

A
Philip Marlowe
B
Hercule Poirot
C
Inspector Morse
D
Roderick Alleyn
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