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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 September 2015

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1

Which of these words best describes the subject of the study of Pomology?

A
Englishmen
B
Apples
C
Fruit
D
Small drums
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2

The liqueur Grand Marnier contains the distilled essence of what fruit?

A
Grapefruit
B
Pear
C
Pomegranate
D
Bitter orange
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3

Denmark, New Zealand, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and what other country feature in this order as the least corrupt countries in Transparency International's 2014 Corruptions Index?

A
Switzerland
B
United Kingdom
C
USA
D
Ireland
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4

In 1906 which country became the second in the world since the 18th century to grant full suffrage to all adult citizens, and the first country in the world to grant all women full political rights?

A
Estonia
B
Finland
C
Belgium
D
Canada
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5

She was only the second woman to receive a science doctorate from the Vienna University, and was one of three scientists to identify the splitting of the uranium atom, Who was she?

A
Rosalind Franklin
B
Lise Meitner
C
Mary Fairfax Somerville
D
Caroline Herschel
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6

Which of these characters was created by Cervantes?

A
Zorro
B
Pinocchio
C
Don Quixote
D
Don Giovanni
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7

What was the sporting fixture called Baku 2015?

A
Asian speedboating championship
B
The inaugural European Games
C
Desert car rally
D
World synchronised swimming championships
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