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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 August 2018

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What are Gliese 876 d, OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb, MOA-2007-BLG-192Lb, COROT-Exo-7b, Gliese 581 d and Gliese 581 c?

A
Comets
B
Stars
C
Planets
D
Black Holes
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2

Miss Worlds 1999 and 2000 both represented which country?

A
USA
B
Australia
C
India
D
Bermuda
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3

Where is Mount Ararat?

A
Northern Iraq
B
Central Greece
C
Central Armenia
D
In the far east of Turkey
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4

A convention signed at a 1992 international summit, and a treaty adopted in 2001 by an Organisation of the United Nations are two of the agreements which led to a number of establishments, the most famous of which was opened in Norway in 2008, and is intended to do what?

A
Preserve identified human genomes
B
Prevent marine pollution
C
Maintain a seed bank to protect global genetic resources for food crop plants
D
Preserve global genetic resources for all non-human life
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5

The song "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" is from which musical?

A
Damn Yankees
B
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
C
L'il Abner
D
Oklahoma!
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6

What was the occupation of Edmund Hilary, the first man (with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay) to reach the summit of Mt Everest in 1953?

A
Shepherd
B
Beekeeper
C
Grocer
D
Butcher
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7

Which 19th century English writer wrote "Swallows and Amazons", "Peter Duck" and "Secret Water"?

A
Lewis Carroll
B
Arthur Ransome
C
A A Milne
D
Charles Kingsley
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