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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 October 2017

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1

What is Malay for "man of the woods"?

A
Chimpanzee
B
Orang Utan
C
Gorilla
D
Manatee
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2

What is the name of the target ball in bowls?

A
Jack
B
Jim
C
Jeremy
D
John
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3

Who was the author of "The Heptameron", inspired partly by Boccaccio's "Decameron"?

A
Dante Alighieri
B
François Rabelais
C
Marguérite, Queen of Navarre
D
Isabella, Queen of Aragon
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4

When did the first British monarch occupy Buckingham Palace, after its major remodelling by the architects John Nash and Edward Blore?

A
1820
B
1730
C
1791
D
1837
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5

Who was American author Jack London writing about in his 1903 book "People of the Abyss"?

A
The poor in the slums of the East End in London, UK
B
Indigenous people in the Canim Lake Indian Reserve in British Columbia, Canada
C
Workers in jute mills
D
Prisoners and warders in Erie County Penitentiary, Buffalo, New York
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6

What phenomenon was discovered by Frenchman Joseph Fourier in 1824, reliably experimented on by Irishman John Tyndall in 1858, and first reported quantitatively by Swede Svante Arrhenius in 1896?

A
Gravity
B
The greenhouse effect
C
Photosynthesis
D
Planetary orbits are affected by other planets
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7

What geographic and historical term denotes the westernmost protrusion of Asia, bounded by Georgia, Armenia, the Mesopotamian plain, the Euphrates and Orontes Rivers, and the Black, Mediterranean and Aegean Seas?

A
Sylvia
B
Anatolia
C
Andalusia
D
Elysia
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