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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 January 2018

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Who is the next in this series: Laue (1914), W. L. Bragg / W. H. Bragg (1915), Barkla (1917), Planck (1918), Stark (1919), Guillaume (1920) ... ?

A
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
B
P. Curie & M. Curie
C
Albert Einstein
D
Ernest Rutherford
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2

Prior to its independence in 1964, the Mediterranean island of Malta belonged to which country?

A
France
B
Great Britain
C
Greece
D
Turkey
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3

A child's skull found in 1829 in Engis, Belgium, (labelled Engis 2) was eventually recognised as the earliest remains of what to be found?

A
Homo neanderthalensis, or Neanderthals
B
Homo sapiens
C
Denisova hominin
D
Homo floresiensis
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4

What sent back the first pictures of the moon's surface by video?

A
Venus Express
B
Sputnik 1
C
Ranger 7
D
Apollo 13
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5

What or who is a gongoozler?

A
A person who threads a loom for weaving
B
An inquisitive person who stands staring for prolonged periods at something happening
C
A person who operates a canal lock
D
Someone who makes an unwelcome pass at a woman
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6

One of the requirements to compete in elite ICSD-sanctioned deaf sport is to have a hearing loss of at least how much (in pure tone average)?

A
55 db in the stronger ear
B
70 db in the stronger ear
C
55 db in one ear
D
70 db in one ear
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7

The first Harry Potter film, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", was released in 2001, but the type of stone was changed to what in the American release of the film?

A
Blarney
B
Wizard's
C
Alchemist's
D
Sorcerer's
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