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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 January 2020

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1

Who formulated the "Law" that, in a paramagnetic material, the magnetization of the material is (approximately) directly proportional to an applied magnetic field, but if the material is heated, the magnetization is (approximately) inversely proportional to temperature?

A
Robert Boyle
B
Robert Hooke
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Pierre Curie
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2

Which of these is a card game popular with children?

A
Bang
B
Crackle
C
Pop
D
Snap
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3

The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom abolishing slavery throughout the British Empire except for where?

A
West Indies
B
North America
C
Australia
D
The East India Company's Territories, Ceylon, & Saint Helena
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4

Who made the British singles charts for the first time in 1964, backed by her band "The Luvvers"?

A
Dusty Springfield
B
Sandie Shaw
C
Cilla Black
D
Lulu
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5

Which of the following is not a recognisable symbol in the written Greek alphabet?

A
N
B
K
C
M
D
F
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6

The 2019 horror film "Midsommar" is set in Sweden and shot where?

A
Salem, USA
B
Talinn, Finland
C
Carlisle, UK
D
Budapest, Hungary
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7

What distinguishes the islands of Laguna Colorado in Bolivia?

A
They are crusted with red salt
B
There are none
C
They contain small hot pools
D
They are borax
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