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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 December 2017

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1

Sir George Grey was Premier of which state or country 1877-1879, having previously served it as its autocratic and influential Governor 1845-53 and 1861-1868?

A
Cape Colony
B
South Australia
C
New Zealand
D
Mauritius
Select from the options above.
2

What subregion of Oceania includes Fiji, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Norfolk Island, the Solomon Islands, the Torres Strait Islands and Vanuatu?

A
Polynesia
B
Micronesia
C
Melanesia
D
Australasia
Select from the options above.
3

What is the medical term for abnormally low body temperature?

A
Hyperspatia
B
Hypoglycemia
C
Hyperactivity
D
Hypothermia
Select from the options above.
4

If someone is equivocating which are they doing?

A
Being wordy, and sometimes loud
B
Arguing
C
Being evasive or misleading
D
Hesitating
Select from the options above.
5

What caused the British government to allocate £20 million in the first half of the 19th century for payment mainly to private individuals?

A
Need for recruitment, provisioning and arming of troops for multiple wars against the French
B
Campaigns lost to Boers in South Africa
C
Abolition of slavery
D
Compensation due under the Treaty of Ghent with the new United States of America
Select from the options above.
6

As at 25 September 2017 who was No 1 in the tennis world rankings?

A
Rafael Nadal
B
Roger Federer
C
Novak Djokovic
D
Nick Kyrgios
Select from the options above.
7

The Czechoslovakian composer Anton Dvorák was most proficient in which instrument?

A
Zither
B
Violin
C
Trombone
D
Piccolo
Select from the options above.
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