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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 March 2016

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1

Where would a haulm usually be found?

A
In the deep sea
B
As part of a suit of armour
C
In a towing connection in a transport trailer
D
In a garden
Select from the options above.
2

What is significant about the global loop completed by Sarah Outen from the UK in November 2015?

A
She financed it via crowdfunding
B
Her flight was powered by solar power
C
She gave birth during the trip
D
She completed it by solo human power, by boat, bicycle and kayak
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these volcanoes has not been active in the 21st century?

A
Erta Ale, Ethiopia
B
KÄ«lauea in the Hawaiian Islands
C
Stromboli, off the north coast of Sicily
D
Vesuvius
Select from the options above.
4

Which coin was first minted by Henry III in 1249, and not withdrawn from circulation until 1887?

A
Groat
B
Guinea
C
Pfennig
D
Florin
Select from the options above.
5

What name is given to a class of functional mental disorders involving distress where behaviour is not outside socially acceptable norms?

A
Neurosis
B
Panic
C
Psittacosis
D
Toxemia
Select from the options above.
6

Which scientist has the following geographical features named after him: a sound in Tierra del Fuego, a mountain in the Andes, a sound in British Columbia's Queen Charlotte Islands and an Australian state capital?

A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Charles Darwin
D
Thomas Edison
Select from the options above.
7

Which book attributed to Thomas Cranmer and published around 1549 is still in print?

A
Beowulf
B
The Canterbury Tales
C
Le Morte d'Arthur
D
The Book of Common Prayer
Select from the options above.
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