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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 June 2020

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Which Swiss scientist is known for his work to synthesise, ingest, and learn of the psychedelic effects of LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)?

A
Albert Hofmann
B
Paul Karrer
C
Emil Theodor Kocher
D
Paul Hermann Müller
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2

What is Boesmansgat, or Bushman's Hole, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa?

A
The site of 10,000 year old cave paintings
B
A deep freshwater-filled cave or sinkhole
C
An ancient cliff cave city
D
Part of a golf course
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3

Rowan Atkinson created which character that first appeared on British TV in 1990?

A
Mr Turnip
B
Mr Plum
C
Mr Potato
D
Mr Bean
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4

Brian Lara is associated with which sport?

A
Cricket
B
Hockey
C
Baseball
D
Rugby Union
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5

Which of these is the approximate temperature of the sun's surface in degrees Fahrenheit?

A
1,000
B
1,000,000
C
100,000
D
10,000
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6

Which religion features the Five Duties or the Five Pillars?

A
Judaism
B
Hinduism
C
Buddhism
D
Islam
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7

18th century French adventuress Marie du Barry was mistress to Louis XV from 1769 until banished to the country in 1774. How did she die after she returned from a trip to England to sell her jewels in 1793?

A
She fell out of the basket during a balloon trip
B
She was blown up
C
She was eaten by rats
D
She was guillotined
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