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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 February 2016

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1

What was developed for military purposes by Sir Robert Watson-Watt from 1935?

A
Sonar
B
Gunpowder
C
Binoculars
D
Radar
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2

Where were the Devil's Dykes situated?

A
Stretching from the foot of Devils Tower, Wyoming, USA
B
Between Hungary, Serbia and Romania
C
By the Devils Churn, Oregon, USA
D
North of Rome, Italy
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3

Which physicist wrote "A Brief History of Time"?

A
Isaac Asimov
B
Lord Rutherford
C
Stephen Hawking
D
Patrick Moore
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4

In autumn 2012 which phenomenon was observed in Alsace?

A
A major sinkhole opened up in downtown Strasbourg
B
The France round of the World Rally Championship held there was rained out
C
Blue, green and chocolate coloured honey was produced
D
The entire hops harvest, used for supplying Heineken breweries, failed
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5

What is the name of the official list of books prohibited to be read by the Catholic Church?

A
Caeca et Obdurata Hebraeorum perfidia
B
Index Epurgatorius
C
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
D
Cum nimis absurdum
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6

The Greek mathematician, mystic and scientist Pythagoras is best known for the Pythagorean theorem, which concerns what?

A
Illnesses of elephants
B
Stars
C
Water levels
D
Triangles
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7

When and where were association football games first played under floodlights?

A
1930s, Highbury, UK
B
1878, Sheffield, UK
C
1950, Southampton, UK
D
1955, Wembley, UK
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