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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 November 2017

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In quantum mechanics and particle physics, what is the usual term for an intrinsic form of angular momentum carried by elementary particles, composite particles (hadrons), and atomic nuclei?

A
Valence
B
Spin
C
Orbit
D
Flow
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2

Which of these is a soup that is served cold?

A
Broth
B
Tartare
C
Vichyssoise
D
Gruel
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3

Who or what were the first living creatures sent up to test the hot air balloon invented and first flown (unmanned) by the Montgolfier brothers in France earlier in 1783?

A
A mouse and a pig
B
Two convicted criminals
C
The Montgolfier brothers
D
A sheep, a duck and a rooster
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4

What range of hills runs 50 miles from the Worcestershire border through Gloucestershire to the Avon?

A
Caucasus Mountains
B
Pennines
C
Carpathian Mountains
D
Cotswolds
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5

What does "TT" stand for in the name of the race first held on the Isle of Man in 1907?

A
Tourist Trophy
B
Top Ten
C
Thin Tyres
D
Time Trials
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6

Which US TV series, premiering in 2014, won its lead actor the 2015 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

A
Scorpion
B
Black-ish
C
Jane the Virgin
D
How to Get Away with Murder
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7

Who discovered, in 1895, that X Rays could be applied to medicine?

A
Rontgen
B
Planck
C
Issigonis
D
Ballard
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