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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 October 2015

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Which of these was an heiress to a publishing fortune who became internationally famous in 1974 when, following her kidnapping by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA), she joined them to further their cause?

A
Demi Hamlyn
B
Mary Murdoch
C
Jenny Pulitzer
D
Pattie Hearst
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2

Trivial Pursuit was invented in which country?

A
England
B
USA
C
Canada
D
Mexico
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3

Which island group between the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean was discovered in 1521 by Magellan, was taken by Spain, ceded to the USA in 1898 and became an independent republic in 1946?

A
Indonesia
B
Marquesas
C
Philippines
D
Tonga
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4

Oculus Story Studio, formed employing a handful of Pixar Animation Studios veterans released their first interactive Virtual Reality short at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. What was it?

A
Riven
B
Henry
C
EVE: Valkyrie
D
Lost
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5

The Kaua'i mole duck, the Great auk, the Cuban giant owl and the Stephens Island wren are all flightless birds and are...?

A
Extinct
B
The subject of a New Zealand Department of Conservation ten year study
C
Particularly susceptible to lead poisoning from hunters' lead shot
D
Amphibious
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6

What is the only Southeast Asian nation that has never been colonised, mainly because it had a long succession of able rulers in the 1800s, and was able to exploit the rivalry between the French and the British?

A
Thailand
B
Australia
C
Portugal
D
Pakistan
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7

Which of these words means "intelligent"?

A
Handy
B
Brainy
C
Leggy
D
Gutsy
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