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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 December 2018

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What is the main title of a work published in 1890 influential both at the time and continuing, subtitled "A study in Comparative Religion"?

A
Crossing the Bar
B
Notes on the Modern Survival of Ancient Amulets Against the Evil Eye
C
The Isle of Voices
D
The Golden Bough
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2

In 1655 a publication subtitled "Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon" established what scientific term now in common usage?

A
Micro organism
B
Neuron
C
Cell
D
Artery
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3

Which Formula One legend suffered major brain injury while skiing in 2013?

A
Jules Bianchi
B
Michael Schumacher
C
Ayrton Senna
D
David Ferrer
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4

Ratatouille is native to which country?

A
Italy
B
Hungary
C
France
D
Portugal
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5

Whose forces were finally defeated at the Battle of Culloden?

A
Rob Roy
B
Oliver Cromwell
C
Macbeth
D
Bonnie Prince Charlie
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6

What dark short-legged fork-tailed bird, native to Madagascar, is known for having some species which are accomplished mimics and have a variety of alarm calls they appear to use to obtain food?

A
Cuckoo-Shrike
B
White-throated Rail
C
Drongo
D
Kookaburra
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7

Lusaka is the capital, and largest city, of which country?

A
Tanzania
B
Zambia
C
Mozambique
D
The Gambia
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