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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 October 2017

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1

What nickname for elaborate, multiple, often implausible mechanisms for achieving something very simple, comes from that of the British artist who became famous for humorous cartoons of such systems?

A
Rube Goldberg
B
Heath Robinson
C
Tenniel
D
Shepard
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2

Which e-sport invitation-only annual world championship was first held in August 2002 in Seattle, USA?

A
World of Warcraft
B
League of Legends
C
Pokémon
D
Formula 1
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3

What is "The Wimmera"?

A
A rocket testing range in South Australia
B
A region in the west of the Australian state of Victoria
C
Where "the lion sleeps tonight"
D
A wind that blows across the Nullarbor Plain
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4

Which of these countries fought on Germany's side in World War II?

A
Canada
B
Belgium
C
USA
D
Italy
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5

English mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and occult philosopher Dr John Dee was an adviser to what major figure of the 16th century?

A
William Shakespeare
B
King Henry VIII
C
Sir Francis Walsingham
D
Queen Elizabeth I
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6

Which newspaper, originally called "The Daily Universal Register" was founded by John Walter in 1785?

A
The Sun
B
The Guardian
C
The Observer
D
The Times
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7

The highest temperature at which a liquid can have a stable existence is known as what?

A
Float
B
Stasis
C
Liquidity
D
Boiling point
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