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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 October 2016

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1

When China banned the sale of opium in 1839, imposed restrictions on all foreign traders, and seized and destroyed 20,000 chests of opium, what did Britain do?

A
Sent a letter of congratulations
B
Cut off all contact with China
C
Launched into a punitive war and seized Hong Kong
D
Nothing
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2

In music, what does "pp" mean?

A
Plucked pizzicato
B
Play on piano
C
Pretty part
D
Very soft
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3

What machine was invented by Professor Auguste Picard for scientific exploration?

A
Atmosphere
B
Cinemascope
C
Hemisphere
D
Bathyscaphe
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4

The Sunda Trench is the deepest part of which ocean?

A
Atlantic Ocean
B
Pacific Ocean
C
Indian Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
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5

The Swiss scientist Carl Gustav Jung was influential in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature and religious studies but particularly in what other field?

A
Plant science
B
Psychiatry
C
Astrology
D
Piano design
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6

What sport that began in Wānaka, New Zealand in 1867 is popular in the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Canada, the USA and Australia?

A
Gumboot tossing
B
Sheepdog trialling
C
Cow milking
D
Bungee jumping
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7

What genre is the UK TV series "8 Out Of 10 Cats"?

A
Wildlife
B
Veterinary advice
C
Comedy panel game
D
Sitcom
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