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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 November 2016

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1

What is the meaning of the word "micturition"?

A
Heating food
B
Passing University Entrance examinations
C
Manipulating cells under a microscope
D
Urinating
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2

Which of these is a song from the musical "42nd Street"?

A
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend
B
There's No Business Like Show Business
C
We're in the Money
D
Who Wants to be a Millionaire
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3

Which Greek mathematician, active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I and often referred to as the "Father of Geometry", published the textbook “Elements”?

A
Euclid
B
Hippocrates
C
Pythagoras
D
Archimedes
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4

Which capital city was nearly destroyed by earthquake in 1972?

A
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
B
Managua, Nicaragua
C
Sacramento, California
D
Wellington, New Zealand
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5

From which of these can clothing material be made?

A
Mulberry tree bark
B
Sheep's wool
C
Rabbit fur
D
All of them
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6

What was the capital of the Portuguese empire from 1808 to 1815?

A
Madeira
B
Lisbon
C
Oporto
D
Rio de Janeiro
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7

Which participants are qualified to compete at the Lusophony Games?

A
Athletes from Portuguese-speaking countries and territories
B
Portuguese-speaking chess players
C
Children whose parents or grandparents speak Portuguese or are linked to Portuguese culture
D
Athletes in Portugal
Select from the options above.
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