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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 August 2017

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1

What tournament was threatened in 1976 because of the shortage of horse chestnut seeds in Northamptonshire, England?

A
Best Australian Drover's Hat
B
The Great British Bake Off
C
Chelsea Flower Show
D
World Conker Championship
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2

Woody Guthrie's life story is told in which of these books?

A
This Land: It Is My Land
B
Bound For Glory
C
Is That It?
D
I'm Not There
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3

The habitat of red pandas includes central China and where else?

A
The mountains of Nepal and northern Myanmar (Burma)
B
Indonesia
C
Japan and the Philippines
D
Vietnam
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4

What artificial international language invented by Dr Zamenhof was published in 1887?

A
Universal sign language
B
HTML
C
Franglais
D
Esperanto
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5

Which of these is not a noble gas?

A
Krypton
B
Xenon
C
Hydrogen
D
Helium
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6

What was the 1911 Xinhai Revolution directly intended to achieve?

A
Overthrow of China's last imperial dynasty
B
Removal of Sun Yat-sen from the Kuomintang
C
Establishment of Chiang Kai-Shek and the Chinese Communist Party in power in China
D
The independence of Mongolia
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7

A number of medical treatments and terminologies have been named after which German surgeon, son of a philosopher and philologist, father and grandfather of also well-known pharmacologists, and from 1895 surgeon-in-chief at the University of Leipzig?

A
Friedrich Lange (1849 – 1927)
B
Albert Fraenkel (1848–1916)
C
Friedrich Trendelenburg (1844-1924)
D
Paul Dahlke (1865– 1928)
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