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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 August 2016

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In 1799, who discovered nitrous oxide, that made patients insensible to pain, the first true anaesthetic?

A
Sir Humphrey Davy
B
Alexander Fleming
C
William Harvey
D
Henry Gray
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2

A litre is a measure of what?

A
Length
B
Volume
C
Area
D
Weight
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3

Who identified "The Four Freedoms" (freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear) in a message to the US Congress?

A
George Washington
B
F D Roosevelt
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
George W Bush
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4

How old was Adrian Mole in the first book in which he appeared?

A
12 and a 1/2
B
13 and 3/4
C
14
D
10
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5

What are Luk Thep, or Angel Children?

A
Deceased children
B
Top scholars in their class at school
C
Life-size baby dolls
D
Blonde children
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6

Where is the seat of the Pan-African Parliament?

A
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
B
Midrand, South Africa
C
Alexandria, Egypt
D
Kampala, Uganda
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7

The Hesketh racing team, with its Union Jack Teddy Bear logo, founded by Lord Hesketh and Anthony 'Bubbles' Horsley, had its greatest successes in Formula One when they employed which driver?

A
Emerson Fittipaldi
B
James Hunt
C
Rupert Keegan
D
Guy Edwards
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