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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 September 2018

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1

Where is the habitat of the snail known as the common nerite (Theodoxus fluviatilis)?

A
Alpine streams
B
Tree ferns
C
Deep sea plains
D
Large flowing rivers, and in brackish water
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2

The modern Oxford-Cambridge University boating course runs from Putney to where?

A
Mortlake
B
Henley
C
Greenwich
D
Kew
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3

On 1 July 1867 which of these happened in Canada?

A
The National Council of Women of Canada is founded
B
Alexander Graham Bell displays his new invention, the telephone, to his family
C
"O Canada" is first performed
D
Colonies are united as a confederate state to become the Dominion of Canada
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4

What is the contraction of the German "Geheime Staatspolizei" used in English?

A
Ghastly
B
Gestapo
C
Glitzy
D
Gympie
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5

What song plays at the end of the film "You've Got Mail" when the two lead characters meet in the park?

A
Don't Stop Thinkin' About Tomorrow
B
The Letter
C
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
D
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
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6

Which English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era had a mysterious and untimely death?

A
Samuel Pepys
B
Ben Johnson
C
Christopher Marlowe
D
Thomas Kyd
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7

Where is the Andaman Sea?

A
To the west of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, and the Malay Peninsula.
B
South of Sri Lanka
C
In the Caribbean Sea
D
West of New Zealand
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