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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 November 2016

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1

Where, in about 142 CE, did the Romans build the Antonine Wall?

A
In Scotland
B
Between Wales and England
C
Between Assyria and the Parthian Empire
D
In southern Egypt
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2

Who was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1908 for his work on the chemistry of radioactive substances?

A
Eduard Buchner
B
Pierre Curie
C
Mark Oliphant
D
Ernest Rutherford
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3

What is the seven-branched candlestick, based on the candelabrum that was used in the Temple in Jerusalem in ancient times, that is the national symbol of the State of Israel?

A
Hanukiah
B
Menorah
C
Ubon Ratchathani
D
Paschal candle
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4

What is the name given to copper bars arranged in a cylinder, insulated from each other which rotates to connect each section of the armature in turn (in a motor) or to the external current (in a dynamo)?

A
Generator
B
Commuter
C
Armutator
D
Commutator
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5

Henry Cooper is associated with which sport?

A
Boxing
B
Surfing
C
Dog racing
D
Baseball
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6

An aviary is a place to keep … what?

A
Bees
B
Birds
C
Bears
D
Beers
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7

Which 1980s pop group was led by Boy George?

A
Culture Club
B
ABBA
C
Duran Duran
D
Rolling Stones
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