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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 April 2017

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1

Chesley Sullenberger became internationally known in 2009 as what?

A
The first American to escape from capture by Islamic extremists Boko Haram
B
Prime Minister of Iceland, becoming the world's first openly lesbian head of government
C
Pilot of a plane which did an emergency landing on the Hudson River close to New York, USA
D
He announced the discovery of a fossil skeleton, the oldest remains of a human ancestor yet found
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2

In Othello, of whom does Iago say "Forsooth, a great arithmetician"?

A
Burroughs
B
Hewlett Packard
C
Cassio
D
Columbine
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3

Where was the Two Seas Canal built, of which the first part was constructed 1666 to 1681?

A
Central France
B
The north of the Netherlands and Germany
C
The south of France
D
Eastern China
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4

What field are T-ara, G-Dragon, and CL known in?

A
Japanese recording studios
B
South Korean pop music
C
Vietnamese photography
D
Chinese IT research
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5

From what game is the Yoshi video game series a spinoff?

A
Final Fantasy
B
Super Mario Bros
C
Tomb Raider
D
Spyro: Year of the Dragon
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6

Hideki Yukawa, the first to postulate the existence of particles in an atom of less mass than a proton and greater mass than an electron, was the first Japanese person to do what in 1949?

A
Walk across the continental USA
B
Appear on the "Fear Factor" TV series
C
Fly an aeroplane through the sound barrier
D
Win a Nobel Prize
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7

The "White Australia" attitude and often overt hostility towards non-whites in 19th century Australia found official and direct form in what provision of the Immigration Restriction Act of 1901?

A
Dictation test for immigrants in any European language, at the discretion of an immigration officer
B
Giving immigration officers the say over the acceptable colour of would-be immigrants
C
Specific "white" countries as permitted sources for immigrants
D
An educational, health, age and means test, decided at the discretion of an immigration officer
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