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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 July 2018

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1

Which typically characterises a seamount?

A
Rolling, low elevation ranges
B
Frequent volcanic eruptions
C
They are barren of sea life
D
Abruptly rising slopes, sometimes to about 4000 m (13,100 ft)
Select from the options above.
2

The first series of which BBC sitcom series, set in Billericay, Essex and Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, chronicled the developing romance of the two leads and ended with their becoming Mr. and Mrs. Shipman?

A
Noah and Saskia
B
Mine All Mine
C
Gimme Gimme Gimme
D
Gavin & Stacey
Select from the options above.
3

Who won his third rowing Olympic gold medal with Steve Redgrave in 2000?

A
Matthew Arnold
B
Matthew Broderick
C
Matthew Pinsent
D
Matthew Perry
Select from the options above.
4

What investigation was a very early matter for the newly formed FBI?

A
The Oregon land fraud scandal
B
The Osage Indian murders 1921 to 1925
C
Surveillance on Japanese Americans after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941
D
Surveys of houses of prostitution in preparation for the "White Slave Traffic Act" or Mann Act 1910
Select from the options above.
5

With what is the name of Sir Joseph Bazalgette (1819-1891) associated?

A
Designing and establishing a sewer network
B
First to enter the 1851 Great Exhibition in the Crystal Palace, London
C
Forming the British Broadcasting Company
D
Creating a vaccine for smallpox
Select from the options above.
6

What is another name for the Southern Boobook owl, also called the Mopoke or Ruru?

A
Kookaburra
B
Morepork
C
Pterodactyl
D
Bald eagle
Select from the options above.
7

Which is not one of the quarter days in Scotland, and (until the 18th century) northern England?

A
Lammas
B
Candlemas
C
Whitsunday
D
Michaelmas
Select from the options above.
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