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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 June 2017

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1

What is the name of the superocean surrounding a southern hemisphere prehistoric supercontinent?

A
Panthalassa
B
Pangaea
C
Gaia
D
Iapetus
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2

Who wrote the novels "The Scarlet Pimpernel" and its sequels, and the plays "Beau Brummel" and "Legion Of Honour"?

A
Baroness Orczy
B
Erich Maria Remarque
C
Georges Simenon
D
Guy de Maupassant
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3

Where, since 1903, has been the headquarters of British polo, where polo is no longer staged since the polo fields were compulsorily purchased to build council housing?

A
Hurlingham
B
Badminton
C
Glyndebourne
D
Knebworth
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4

The Canary Islands are an autonomous dependency of what country?

A
Tunisia
B
Morocco
C
Spain
D
France
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5

Which can be called nyabinghi?

A
A Caribbean reed instrument
B
Throat music
C
A twirling dance, such as used by the Sufi order
D
Ritual drumming
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6

The critically acclaimed Australian TV series "Cloudstreet" was based on a play developed from a novel by which writer?

A
Markus Zusak
B
Peter Carey
C
Thomas Kenneally
D
Tim Winton
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7

To perform the Heimlich Manoeuvre abrupt pressure is exerted on what?

A
The bottom of the diaphragm
B
The back of the chest
C
Around the upper part of the chest
D
The base of the stomach
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