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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 September 2019

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1

Samoa, Hawaii and the Tokelau Islands are part of which geographic area?

A
Melanesia
B
Micronesia
C
Polynesia
D
Magnesia
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2

What is "Hyperidosis"?

A
Hiccups
B
Shortness of breath
C
Excessive blood / alcohol level
D
Excessive sweat secretion
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3

How many New Zealanders have won Nobel Prizes in Chemistry?

A
2
B
5
C
8
D
1
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4

The character Grace Kelly featured in which American TV series?

A
Grace
B
Saving Grace
C
Grace Under Fire
D
Alias Grace
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5

If "Big Brother" had chosen to attend the Olympic Games during the course of George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" - assuming such a thing were even remotely possible in the book's concept - where would he have gone?

A
London
B
Athens
C
Los Angeles
D
Rio de Janeiro
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6

What is the term for playing a piece of music in a key other that in which it is written?

A
Disposition
B
Perfect Pitch
C
Allocation
D
Transposition
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7

What was the Wilhelm Gustloff?

A
The aircraft which bombed the RMS Lancastria in 1940
B
A ship torpedoed in 1945 with possibly the worst single maritime loss of life in World War II
C
The last German ship to be sunk in World War II
D
The hot air balloon in which people escaped in 1979 from East to West Germany
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