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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 September 2016

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The scientific study of life that existed prior to, and sometimes including, the start of the Holocene Epoch is known as what?

A
Palaeontology
B
Palaeoanthropology
C
Palaeoecology
D
Paleolithology
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2

What is the longest river on the island of New Guinea?

A
Fly
B
Sepik
C
Digul
D
Mamberamo
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3

The Yom Kippur War in 1973 was between Israel and which other forces?

A
China
B
Germany
C
Egypt, Syria and a coalition of other Arab countries
D
Palestine
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4

What was the subtitle of "Star Wars - Episode 1", released in 1999?

A
The Phantom Menace
B
A New Hope
C
Attack of the Clones
D
Revenge of the Sith
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5

What phrase is used to explain the resorting to supernatural causes to explain phenomena that are not able to be explained by natural means?

A
Deus ex machina
B
Mon dieu et mon droit
C
Photokineticism
D
Daguerreotype
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6

Which of these actors was born in Australia?

A
Leo McKern
B
Brad Pitt
C
Harrison Ford
D
Russell Crowe
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7

After whom are the four main spectator stands at the Roland Garros named?

A
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
B
The Four Seasons
C
The Four Musketeers
D
Founders of four major media institutions in Paris, France
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