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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 May 2016

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1

Which military powers fought the Punic Wars?

A
Sparta and Troy
B
Rome and Carthage
C
Sparta and Greece
D
Rome and Troy
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2

"The Count of Monte Cristo" was originally written in which language?

A
Spanish
B
French
C
Portuguese
D
Russian
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3

In the course of what did the captain of the Australian cricket team Michael Clarke resign in 2015?

A
The Ashes
B
ICC World Cup
C
ICC World Twenty20
D
ICC World Cricket League
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4

Which religion has grown from 19th century teachings, of a man born in present day Iran and who died after a 24 year imprisonment in present day Israel?

A
Jainism
B
Bahá’í
C
Hoahaoism
D
Sikh
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5

What is Dr Joseph-Ignace Guillotin best known for?

A
Inventing the guillotine
B
Proposing beheading as the humane death penalty in the French Revolution
C
Fine tuning the angled blade in the guillotine
D
Disposing of the corpses of those guillotined
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6

Which sea is part of the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia, bounded on the west by Novaya Zemlya and to the east by the Severnaya Zemlya?

A
Kara Sea
B
Barents Sea
C
Laptev Sea
D
Tasman Sea
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7

What is the study of fishes?

A
Palaeontology
B
Ichthyology
C
Entomology
D
Taxonomy
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