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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 March 2017

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1

Which of these is German wine?

A
Liebfrauenmünster
B
Liebfrauenkapelle
C
Liebfraumilch
D
Leiber und Stoller
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2

Where is it possible to see a solenodon in its native habitat?

A
Borneo and the Philippines
B
Madagascar
C
Cuba and Hispaniola
D
Sri Lanka
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3

What was the title of the film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood that was about a thinly disguised episode in John Houston's life?

A
Making of the African Queen
B
White Hunter, Black Heart
C
In The Line Of Fire
D
Heartbreak Ridge
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4

In 1972 Dr Ananda Chakrabarty became the first to do what?

A
Define the Gaia hypothesis
B
Engineer a bacterium to produce human insulin
C
Use the immunosuppressive effect of ciclosporin after organ transplant surgery
D
Design a genetically modified microbe which was patented
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5

Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia and what other country are on the Horn of Africa?

A
Oman
B
Sudan
C
Djibouti
D
Yemen
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6

What was worn by the leader of the first Tour de France?

A
Blue hat
B
Yellow jersey
C
Green armband
D
Red shorts
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7

When the New Zealand Minister of Finance in 1944 called an effect of an 1881 Act a ‘blot on our legislation’ what was he referring to?

A
A poll tax to deter Chinese immigrants
B
Restrictions on Maori serving in the New Zealand army
C
Capital punishment for murderers
D
Barring women other than property owners from voting
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