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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 July 2020

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1

What is the only known example of the plant species Lapageria?

A
Chilean bellflower, or copihue
B
Philesia
C
Araucaria
D
Belladonna
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2

Who had his medals reinstated in 1983, 30 years after his death, after they were taken away at Stockholm in 1912?

A
Cassius Clay
B
Avery Brundage
C
Jim Thorpe
D
Francisco Lázaro
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3

What, according to John Lennon, "is just what happens to you, while you're busy making other plans"?

A
Love
B
Tea break
C
Life
D
Fun
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4

What is prohibited by an unusual law that has been passed in Lanjarón, Spain, in three settlements in southern France: (Cugnaux, Le Lavandou & Sarpourenx), and has been proposed for Biritiba-Mirim, Brazil?

A
Dying
B
Elephant chasing
C
Eating in public
D
Parking a vehicle on the street
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5

Which chemist and physicist established the basis for the magnetic field concept, discovered electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism, laws of electrolysis, and benzene, invented devices that are the basis of electric motor technology, and popularised words such as anode, cathode, electrode, and ion?

A
William Whewell
B
Humphry Davy
C
John Tatum
D
Michael Faraday
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6

The mythical figure of Adonis was said to have what quality?

A
Beauty
B
Eloquence
C
Musicianship
D
Strength
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7

The "Land of Fire" is at the southern tip of which continent or sub-continent?

A
India
B
Zealandia
C
Africa
D
South America
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