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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 August 2017

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1

What equipment is needed for a competition in welly wanging?

A
A snail
B
A boomerang
C
A bungee rope
D
A gumboot
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2

What was entertainment promoter Bill Graham's rock palace in operation from 1968 to July 1971, at Market Street and South Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco, California?

A
CBGB
B
Blind Pig
C
Fillmore East
D
Fillmore West
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3

In the Crimean War, what did Florence Nightingale begin to be called?

A
The mother of all nurses
B
The ghost who walks
C
The lady with the lamp
D
The little sister of mercy
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4

Which archipelago, formerly administered through Madagascar, includes the islands of Mayotte, Anjouan, Grande Comore and Moheli?

A
Ceylon
B
Zanzibar
C
Philippines
D
Comoro Islands
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5

How many letters are there in the Hebrew alphabet?

A
43
B
22
C
26
D
32
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6

In 206 BCE Xian Yu took Xianyang , the capital city of the Qin dynasty, in rebellion against the Qin Emperor, what did he order?

A
Surrender to the next emperor, Liu Bang
B
Burning the city and the Palace holding the royal library and the state archives
C
The surrender of all the women in the city to be his concubines
D
Distribution of food and supplies to all households in the city
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7

Which of these is a parrot that inhabits Australia and the Malay archipelago?

A
Kokako
B
Cockatoo
C
Swedish Blue
D
Tasmanian Devil
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