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General Knowledge Quiz for 22 November 2018

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The Belgian organisation APOPO supplies a method of detecting tuberculosis and TNT in landmines. What is it?

A
Southern giant pouched rats
B
Beagles
C
Siamese cats
D
Kangaroo mice
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these was an 18th-century German philosopher from Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) who was the last influential philosopher of modern Europe in the classic sequence of the theory of knowledge during the Enlightenment which began with John Locke, George Berkeley, and David Hume?

A
Isaac Asimov
B
L. Ron Hubbard
C
Immanuel Kant
D
Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Select from the options above.
3

Where on a fish would you find a dorsal fin?

A
Left and right, just behind the head
B
Vertically, down its back
C
Horizontally, at the tail
D
Vertically, at the tail
Select from the options above.
4

Which four-film British/American horror series released its final (so far) part in 1991?

A
Friday the 13th
B
The Omen
C
Halloween
D
The Evil Dead
Select from the options above.
5

The initial parts of which London building were built as a fortress by the Normans, had additions to become a palace and then was used primarily as a prison?

A
Victoria Tower
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Queen's Tower
D
Tower of London
Select from the options above.
6

For which site have there have been several proposals to create a channel to the Mediterranean Sea or the Nile so that water can flow into a series of hydro-electric penstocks, which would release the water 90m below sea level where it would evaporate?

A
The Qattara Depression
B
Aswan High Dam
C
Wadi Halfa
D
Lake Victoria
Select from the options above.
7

The first annual World Youth Championships held in Queensland, Australia, in 2014 were for what?

A
Quoits
B
Tai chi
C
Bowls
D
Croquet
Select from the options above.
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