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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 October 2018

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What is Zhang Guolao known as?

A
A founding member and leader of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
B
An Asian record holder in high jumping
C
A film actor and director
D
One of the Eight Immortals in Taoism
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2

Which of these is a team sport played with sticks, where a ball called a sliotar is hit between the opponents' goalposts, either over the crossbar for 1 point, or under the crossbar past a goalkeeper into a net for 3 points?

A
Eisteddfod
B
Gaelic baseball
C
Taoiseach
D
Hurling
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3

What material did Chinese inventor Bi Sheng (990-1051 CE) use to make moveable type in his newly invented printing process?

A
Ceramic
B
Wood
C
Bamboo
D
Lead
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4

What have Wyre Piddle and Shipton Weir in common?

A
They are nesting places for the rare Glossy Ibis, Plegadis falcinellus
B
They provide water for the only two remaining undamaged shot towers in England
C
They are two of the rare remaining diamond-shaped locks in the British canal system
D
They are sites where English highwaymen were hanged in the 18th century
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5

Which of these is an element, the chemical symbol for which is "O"?

A
Oxygen
B
Obsidian
C
Ouzo
D
Octagon
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6

Which of these is a famous aria from Giacomo Puccini's opera Turandot that means "None shall sleep"?

A
Nissan Dormer
B
Nessun Dorma
C
Dormer Window
D
VW Campervan
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7

Where is the Djebel Babor formation, part of the Tell Atlas and one of few remaining habitats for the endangered Barbary macaque, Macaca sylvanus?

A
Tunisia
B
Morocco
C
Algeria
D
Libya
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