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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 December 2017

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Which of these is a natural area of roughly 16 square km (6.2 squ miles), which is 5 km (3.1 miles) west of Tuktoyaktuk, Canada, in a coastal region of the Arctic Ocean, which contains approximately 1,350 Arctic ice dome hills?

A
Pingo National Landmark
B
Kluane National Park and Reserve
C
Prince Albert National Park
D
Pukaskwa National Park
Select from the options above.
2

Which German-born composer became a naturalised Englishman, wrote 30 operas in the 18th century, and is more famous now for his oratorios such as "The Messiah"?

A
Franz Joseph Haydn
B
George Handel
C
Gustav Holst
D
Ludwig van Beethoven
Select from the options above.
3

In 2009, Michael Perham, at the age of 17 years and 164 days, became the youngest person to do what?

A
Win a Wimbledon title
B
Climb Mount Everest
C
Sail solo around the world
D
Captain a soccer team in the UK's Premier Division
Select from the options above.
4

Barolo, Cava, Colombard and Gamay are varieties of what?

A
Cabbage
B
Vine beetle
C
Wine, or wine grape
D
Vine-growing soil
Select from the options above.
5

Which is an example of a black dwarf in our galaxy?

A
Ursa Major-B
B
A black hole
C
Sirius-B
D
None, so far it is a theoretical construct
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a popular book by J M Barrie?

A
Death on the Nile
B
Peter Pan
C
Lord Jim
D
High Noon at Denver
Select from the options above.
7

After sporadic visits by European explorers and merchants from the 17th century onwards, the eastern half of which continent was claimed by the British in 1770, and officially settled as a penal colony on 26 January 1788?

A
Asia
B
Australia
C
North America
D
South America
Select from the options above.
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