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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 September 2015

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1

Which of these countries is landlocked?

A
Ukraine
B
Republic of Congo
C
Brazil
D
Republic of Malawi
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2

The French horse race called the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is run at which race course?

A
Nevers Magny-Cours
B
Deauville
C
Chantilly
D
Longchamp
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3

What is the name of the process by which plants obtain carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water?

A
Photosynthesis
B
Osmosis
C
Elephantiasis
D
Agoraphobia
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4

Who of these musicians was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014?

A
Engelbert Humperdinck
B
Elaine Paige
C
Cat Stevens
D
Maria Callas
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5

What was the name of the otter, the subject of a novel by Henry Williamson that was first published in 1927?

A
Tarka
B
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
C
Loki
D
Olly
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6

Which of these words refers to a short hymn of praise added to the end of canticles, psalms, and hymns?

A
Eucharistic prayer
B
Kaddish
C
Eulogy
D
Doxology
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7

An eruption in Iceland, known as the Laki eruption, where lava erupted from a 17-mile crack rather than from a standard volcano and lava tubes extended lava travel to more than 50 miles, devastated the country killing 80% of livestock, caused starvation for over 20% of the population, and affected areas as far as Africa and Asia. When was this?

A
1092-3
B
1510-11
C
1783-4
D
1297-8
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