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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 September 2019

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King Edward Point, a centre for applied fisheries research which supplies data for the international organisations that set catch limits for the commercial fisheries in its region, is also the capital city of where?

A
Cayman Islands
B
Anguilla
C
South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands
D
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands
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2

Which Romanian gymnast won the women's individual all around gold medal with two of four possible perfect scores at the Olympic Games at Montreal in 1976?

A
Nellie Kim
B
Nadia Com─âneci
C
Lasse Virén
D
Nikita Bäsescu
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3

Which is essential in practising the art of topiary?

A
Water
B
A spinning top
C
Thread
D
A plant
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4

An "aide memoire" to know the first numbers of the constant pi can be obtained by counting the letters in each word of which of these?

A
"Good day sunshine. We all shine on. Revolution number nine."
B
"This is not fun. It is silly. It annoys me."
C
"To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler."
D
"May I have a large container of coffee?" "Thank you"?
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5

Which of these is the name for a place where doves are kept?

A
Lubritorium
B
Columbarium
C
Aquarium
D
Auditorium
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6

What was agreed by the Treaty of Northampton in 1328?

A
The power of the British parliament, as the Magna Carta was signed
B
Scotland was recognised as an independent kingdom
C
The precise location of the Welsh border
D
Religious freedom for Druids
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7

Who is the next in this series: Adolf von Baeyer (1905), Henri Moissan (1906), Eduard Buchner (1907), Ernest Rutherford (1908), Wilhelm Ostwald (1909), Otto Wallach (1910) ... ?

A
Marie Curie
B
Albert Einstein
C
Max Planck
D
Wilhelm Röntgen
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