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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 October 2015

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1

The oldest bowls club in Scotland still in continuous use was founded in Kilmarnock in which year?

A
1840
B
1740
C
1940
D
1240
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2

Who was re-elected President of the Republic of Germany in 1932 defeating Adolf Hitler, became a figurehead when Hitler became Chancellor in 1932, and died in 1934, enabling Hitler to disestablish the position of President and proclaim himself Fuhrer?

A
von Hindenburg
B
Ludendorff
C
Pallenberg
D
Schmidt
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3

What year did the cable television network ESPN made its debut broadcasting and producing sports-related programming 24 hours a day?

A
1979
B
1989
C
1999
D
1969
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4

The caffeine-rich infused drink, mate, is prepared from a species of South American holly called what?

A
Yerba
B
Christ's Thorn
C
Cassena
D
Gallberry
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5

What is the mission of the Kepler Space Observatory launched by NASA in 2009?

A
To observe the planet Jupiter and its moons
B
To observe distant objects in the universe beyond the reach of other ground and space instruments
C
To observe an 11-year sun spot cycle in UV and X-ray spectra
D
To discover Earth-size or smaller planets orbiting other stars in our region of the Milky Way
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6

Where was Chiang Kai-Shek leader until 1949?

A
Japan
B
China
C
Cambodia
D
The Philippines
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7

A high quality soft warm goat's wool was first made famous in the 14th century in what mountainous region, where the goats were farmed?

A
Pashmi, Iran
B
Kashmir, northern India region
C
Alpachiri, Argentina
D
Ankara, Turkey
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