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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 September 2020

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1

In what branch of mathematics is differentiation used?

A
Calculation
B
Calcification
C
Calculus
D
Calendario
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2

In 1950, Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona became the first native Hawai'ian woman to do what?

A
Earn a doctoral degree in science
B
Become World Surfing Champion
C
Sail with Thor Heyerdahl on the Kon-Tiki raft across the Pacific Ocean
D
Compete in international golf tournaments
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3

Who composed the 1768 one act comic opera "Bastien und Bastienne"?

A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
C
Joseph Haydn
D
Richard Wagner
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4

What sport does IFOCE, set up in 1997, govern?

A
Curling
B
Competitive eating
C
Orienteering
D
Obstacle course racing
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5

According to Britain's Sea Fish Industry Authority, what is the name for a young pilchard?

A
Sardine
B
Whitebait
C
Anchovy
D
Carp
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6

Since 1961, with what group have Eric Baker, Sean MacBride, Martin Ennals Dirk Börner, Thomas Hammarberg, José Zalaquett, Suriya Wickremasinghe, Wolfgang Heinz, Franca Sciuto, Peter Duffy, Annette Fischer, Ross Daniels, Susan Waltz, Mahmoud Ben Romdhane, Colm O Cuanachain, Paul Hoffman, Jaap Jacobson, Hanna Roberts, Lilian Gonçalves-Ho Kang You, Peter Pack, Peter Benenson, Ian Martin, Pierre Sané, Irene Khan and Salil Shetty been associated?

A
Oxfam
B
Mensa
C
Amnesty International
D
Greenpeace
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7

Where is most of the triple junction continental rift known as Sirte Basin found?

A
Tunisia
B
Libya
C
The dark side of the Moon
D
Morocco
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