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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 August 2020

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1

What is the name for someone who engages in the scientific study of fermentation?

A
Ziggurat
B
Zoologist
C
Zymurgist
D
Zanzibarian
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2

What nationality is retired racing driver Alain Prost?

A
Finnish
B
French
C
Greek
D
Albanian
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3

In which modern country was the Aksumite, or Axumite, Empire, which flourished from about the late first millennium BCE until the 9th century CE, centred?

A
Ethiopia
B
Turkey
C
Kazakhstan
D
Morocco
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4

The philosopher Pythagoras of Samos (c. 570 – c. 495 BCE) believed in transmigration of souls, led a group which proposed that the earth was round, planets have an axis and travel around the sun, and is still widely known for a theorem of what kind?

A
Mathematical
B
Astronomical
C
Numerological
D
Medical
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5

Which of these characters was created first?

A
Hercule Poirot
B
Batman
C
Sherlock Holmes
D
Adam Dalgliesh
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6

A form of verb in the English language that expresses something probable, possible or wished for, is …?

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Prepositional
B
Conjunctive
C
Adjunctive
D
Subjunctive
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7

What is the name collectively given to several groups of people in Zimbabwe and southern Mozambique, originally known as the Karanga?

A
Shona
B
Karen
C
Maureen
D
Kylie
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