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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 November 2016

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1

Godtfred Kirk Christiansen is credited with inventing what?

A
Lego
B
Microwave oven
C
Plasma TV screen
D
Snowboard
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2

What term is used in opera and musical theatre to describe a seated rehearsal where the singers sing with the orchestra, focusing attention on integrating the two groups?

A
Singalong
B
Sitzprobe
C
Maestronomes
D
Combien de l'Opéra
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3

What was the first combat aircraft to provide cabin pressurisation for the crew?

A
B29 Bomber
B
Spitfire
C
Lancaster bomber
D
Camel
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4

Which German scientist published "The Natural History of Creation" in 1876 (to prove that man was descended from apes) and "The Riddle of the Universe" in 1899 (to prove that it was created by natural causes)?

A
Charles Darwin
B
Ernst Heinrich Haeckel
C
Friedrich Nietzsche
D
Max Planck
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5

Which is the weakest force?

A
Gravity
B
Electromagnetic
C
Nuclear
D
Friction
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6

What name did Pol Pot give to the ideology that he forced on the people of Democratic Kampuchea?

A
Velvet Revolution
B
Cultural Revolution
C
The Third Reich
D
Year Zero
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7

Yuánzhùmín is term applied to what people?

A
People of Tierra del Fuego
B
Settlers of western Siberia
C
Aboriginal inhabitants of Taiwan
D
People of the Kermadecs
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