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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 June 2020

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1

Where is the extremely large lagoon known as Lagoa dos Patos?

A
Venezuela
B
Southern Portugal
C
Central Chile
D
Southern Brazil
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2

What disease reached epidemic proportions in Haiti late in 2010?

A
AIDS
B
Typhoid
C
Cholera
D
Influenza
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3

In tiddlywinks, what might the players aim to do?

A
Squop
B
Boondock
C
Use a squidger
D
Any or all of these
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4

Stylets are a feature of tardigrades, diptera, aphids and some invertebrates. What purpose do they serve?

A
Piercing cell walls and channelling nutrients to the animal
B
Generating camouflage
C
Sensing smell
D
Defence
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5

"Omnibus" is a word for a common form of public transport taken directly from Latin. What does it mean?

A
For all
B
Many stops
C
Let the buyer beware
D
Bring a big book to read
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6

What was the occupation of William Kidd, who was hanged for it in 1701?

A
Pirate
B
Horse-thief
C
Highwayman
D
Counterfeiter
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7

What form of art is characterised by depicting objects by a rectangular or geometric treatment of their forms?

A
Poster art
B
Impressionism
C
Surrealism
D
Cubism
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