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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 September 2015

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1

What word is used to describe an aircraft moving along an airport runway?

A
Bus
B
Taxi
C
Train
D
Automobile
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2

What is the name of Morocco's capital, which is 60 miles north of Casablanca?

A
Tobruk
B
Tripoli
C
Rabat
D
Cairo
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3

Biomimetics have influenced which of these?

A
All of them
B
Holograms on credit cards
C
Design of temperature, humidity, and airflow regulation in buildings
D
Hypodermic needles
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4

Maurice Cole, under his stage name, was the creator of a number of anarchic irreverent radio and TV shows, the most well-known of which was called what?

A
Seinfeld
B
Top of the Pops
C
Fawlty Towers
D
The Kenny Everett Television Show
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5

Which of these was not an ancient Egyptian god?

A
Isis
B
Osiris
C
Set
D
Osram
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6

Who was the Anglo-Irish scientist who, in the 17th century, discovered that "the volume of a given mass of gas at a given temperature is inversely proportional to its pressure"?

A
Frank Whittle
B
Isaac Newton
C
Max Planck
D
Robert Boyle
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7

When was the first IHF World Women's Handball Championship held?

A
1930
B
1957
C
1949
D
1925
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