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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 February 2017

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1

What is the name for the order of insects with 2 membranous, usually transparent, wings such as mosquitoes, house flies and gnats?

A
Hymenoptera
B
Trichoptera
C
Lepidoptera
D
Diptera
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2

Which of these books was not written by one of the Brontë sisters (Charlotte, Emily or Anne)?

A
The Mill On The Floss
B
The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall
C
Wuthering Heights
D
Agnes Grey
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3

Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina (1717 – 1780) was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and ruled in her own right over 11 territories in what is now Europe. She also ruled by marriage in Lorraine, Tuscany and what other?

A
Scotland
B
Holy Roman Empire
C
Japan
D
Canada
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4

Canada and the USA have been the exclusive winners of the World Championship for men since it started in 1967 in what sport?

A
Badminton
B
Baseball
C
Lacrosse
D
Basketball
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5

What was the first name of the singer known as Caruso?

A
Enrico
B
Enzo
C
Luciano
D
Plácido
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6

Where in New York city are the Zoo, the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States and among the largest in the world, and the New York Botanical Garden?

A
Riverside Park
B
Central Park
C
Bronx Park
D
Pelham Bay Park
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7

Where was the basis of Skype, the software that enables video and voice calls to be made via the internet, originally developed?

A
Sweden
B
Estonia
C
Finland
D
Norway
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