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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 September 2019

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1

What book was published by Florence Nightingale in 1860?

A
The Electric Light Brigade
B
Notes on Nursing
C
The Illustrated Fauna of the Crimea
D
The Father Brown Omnibus
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2

What nationality was Paul René Gauguin ( grandson of Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin), painter, graphic artist, sculptor, book illustrator, stage designer, known for his work in coloured woodcuts?

A
Norwegian
B
French
C
Danish
D
Spanish
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3

What name, currently used for the principal chamber of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland, was given by Sinn Fein to the revolutionary parliament of the unilaterally declared Irish Republic that they set up in Dublin in 1919?

A
Fianna Fáil
B
Dáil Éireann
C
Oireachtas
D
The Taoiseach
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4

What nest at Sandy Cape, the most northern point on Fraser Island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, which is protected as part of the Great Sandy National Park?

A
Turtles
B
Gannets
C
Penguins
D
Swans
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5

In snooker, what coloured ball scores 6 points?

A
Brown
B
White
C
Blue
D
Pink
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6

Where was the Year of the Great Stink (1858) which led to the installation of an efficient underground sewage system?

A
Oban, Stewart Island
B
Rome, Italy
C
London, UK
D
Taipei, Taiwan
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7

What was the first National lottery held in England intended to raise money for?

A
Building ships and developing ports to expand global exports
B
Munitions and war preparations
C
Building a memorial monument to Prince Albert
D
Rebuild London after the Great Fire
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