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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 April 2019

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1

Which of these terms is applied to a humorous exaggerated imitation of an author, literary work, style, etc.?

A
Paradox
B
Parody
C
Palindrome
D
Pun
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2

Which of these was the cause of 8.5 million refugees and half a million deaths between August and December 1947?

A
The eruption of Mt Pinatubo in the Philippines
B
The long march in China
C
The partition of India
D
Hurricane Alfred in the Caribbean
Select from the options above.
3

Herpetophobia is a fear of what?

A
Snakes
B
Junkyards
C
Dogs
D
Elephants
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4

Which island group between the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean was discovered in 1521 by Magellan, was taken by Spain, ceded to the USA in 1898 and became an independent republic in 1946?

A
Indonesia
B
Marquesas
C
Philippines
D
Tonga
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5

Ronald Ross won a Nobel prize in medicine for his work on what subject?

A
Malaria
B
Cancer
C
Sleeping sickness
D
Rabies
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6

The band currently touring as "Eric Burdon & The Animals" has which of the original Animals as one of Eric Burdon’s backing musicians?

A
Steve Conte
B
Hilton Valentine
C
John Steel
D
Chas Chandler
Select from the options above.
7

Early in 2009, the American Premier League announced that it would play cricket in a converted baseball venue. Where?

A
Phoenix, Arizona
B
Los Angeles, California
C
Denver, Colorado
D
Staten Island, New York
Select from the options above.
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