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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 April 2020

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1

What is the description "trochaic" usually applied to?

A
Something which is very old
B
A pass in fencing with foils
C
A foot, or unit, in a line of poetry
D
A muscle which continually cramps
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2

London bridges - Battersea, Albert, Putney, Hammersmith - were built, re-built or substantially altered into their present-day form following what other major building project?

A
The London sewer network and pumping system
B
St Paul's Cathedral
C
The Brighton Pavilion
D
The present Palace of Westminster
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3

Where are pingos more likely to be found?

A
Chile
B
Antarctic
C
Brazil
D
Arctic
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4

What problem did Leonardo Bonacci, nicknamed Fibonacci, quote as a demonstration in his 1202 book explaining the mathematical sequence also known as the Golden Ratio?

A
The growth in the spirals in a seashell
B
Growth of rabbit populations
C
Differing numbers of petals in flower species
D
Spread of infection in rat populations
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5

What are hnefatafl, or King's Table, brandubh, and tablut?

A
Scandinavian styles of furniture
B
Strategy board games
C
Wines
D
Cloud forms
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6

Still life is a term which can be applied to a certain style of what?

A
Forensic pathology
B
Sculpture
C
Zoo-keeping
D
Painting
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7

Arnall Patz received the US Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2004 for his lifetime of work in what field?

A
Ophthalmology
B
Plastic surgery
C
Geriatrics
D
Epidemiology
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