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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 June 2017

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1

What is the term for a section of a building that runs at right angles to the main body, giving the shape of a "T" or a cross?

A
Vestry
B
Chancel
C
Transept
D
Ingle nook
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2

Pablo Ruiz, born at Malaga, Spain, is better known as who?

A
Picasso
B
Bizet
C
Houdini
D
P Diddy
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3

Elephants (maximum weight around 6,000 kg) have a gestation period of around 95 weeks; what is the gestation of the blue whale (maximum recorded weight around 173,000 kg)?

A
48 weeks
B
156 weeks
C
40 weeks
D
95 weeks
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4

How is a pūtātara used?

A
Blown
B
Steamed, accompanied by ginger and chillies
C
Draped from one shoulder
D
As a parachute
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5

The year 1776 saw the first race of what became the St Leger Stakes, destruction of 36 Cherokee towns, the birth of Mary Pickersgill, the start of Captain Cook's third voyage, and what else?

A
The Crimean War
B
Napoleonic War
C
French Revolution
D
American Revolution
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6

Although the game Yahtzee has similarities to several older dice games, when was it actually trademarked under that name in the US?

A
1984
B
1952
C
1973
D
1956
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7

Which cities does the Madaraka Express Railway connect?

A
Mombasa and Nairobi in Kenya
B
Mombasa in Kenya and Kampala in Uganda
C
Mogadishu in Somalia, and Djibouti City
D
Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, and Asmara in Eritrea
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