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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 January 2018

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1

What is the collective name for eight elite universities in the North Eastern USA?

A
Private
B
Oxford
C
Ivy League
D
Non-denominational
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2

What part does Greek legend assign the Titan, Prometheus, in the development of science (among other things) on Earth?

A
Making alcohol
B
The creation of glass
C
Ship design
D
Stealing fire from the gods and giving it to mankind
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3

What news source operating from the US Department of Defense that publishes daily newspapers for the US Armed Forces serving overseas was first published in November 1861, during the American Civil War?

A
Hail to the Chief
B
War Cry
C
Stars and Stripes
D
The Star Spangled Banner
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4

What is the name for a musical work primarily designed to develop the technique of an instrumentalist?

A
Cantata
B
Sonata
C
Symphony
D
Etude
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5

In 1957, Walter Frederick Morrison sold the manufacturing right to what product, which is now known as the "Frisbee"?

A
Flying Saucer
B
Swizzle
C
Whirling Dervish
D
Pluto Platter
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6

What is "chalcedony"?

A
A naturally magnetised mineral
B
Bankruptcy court
C
A flowering herb
D
A form of silica, composed of quartz and moganite
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7

Where is the game reserve, or wildlife sanctuary, Maasai Mara?

A
Tanzania
B
Kenya
C
Mozambique
D
Namibia
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