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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 August 2016

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1

What was the name of the ship captained by Nemo in "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea"?

A
Pequod
B
Nautilus
C
Enterprise
D
Hispaniola
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2

Which of these was an early name for Jakarta?

A
Batavia
B
Bulawayo
C
Bougainville
D
Bohemia
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3

Normally called a wolverine in North America, what is the largest carnivorous mammal in the weasel family, which, it is said, has a habit of hiding articles which are no use to it?

A
Gourmand
B
Glutton
C
Epicure
D
Hungary
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4

Why is there is a 4.9 m-radius semi-circular " circle" at each end of a netball court?

A
It is played on a basketball court, which is where those markings are relevant
B
There must be a maximum of 2 players in it
C
There must be a minimum of 1 players in it at all times
D
All scoring shots must be taken from it
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5

Emperor Napoleon III commissioned what monument from the sculptor Aimé Millet, which was installed in 1865 in Alise-Sainte-Reine, Burgundy, France?

A
Vercingétorix
B
Napoléon Bonaparte
C
Jeanne d'Arc
D
Emperor Charlemagne
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6

The word "fornication" is derived from the Latin word "fornix" meaning, among other things, what?

A
Seed planting
B
Joining
C
Arch
D
Marriage
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7

Horatio Nelson lost his right eye in which battle?

A
Trafalgar
B
Calvi, Corsica
C
Santa Cruz
D
Copenhagen
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