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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 July 2021

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1

Macadamia is a type of what?

A
Pot plant
B
Dog
C
Nut
D
Bull
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2

The Albertine Rift is a branch of what?

A
The Mid-Atlantic Ridge
B
The Red Sea Rift
C
The East African Rift
D
The Dead Sea Transform
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3

Which mathematician, astronomer and physicist is known in the West for his discoveries on light and vision, among other seminal scientific achievements, and as the father of modern optics?

A
Hypatia (c. 370 – 415 CE)
B
Archimedes (c. 287 BCE – 212 BCE)
C
Alhazan (c. 965 – c. 1040 CE)
D
Euclid (c. 325 BCE– c. 270 BCE)
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4

What book introduced "the Thought Police"?

A
1984
B
Brave New World
C
The Naked Lunch
D
Logan's Run
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5

In October 2005, a week before her 16th birthday, Michelle Wie announced that she was turning professional at what sport?

A
Golf
B
Gymnastics
C
Tennis
D
Shot put
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6

What battle, described as the last great medieval battle in the British Isles, was fought on 9 September 1513 between an invading Scots army under King James IV and an English army commanded by Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey, and is said to be the largest battle (in terms of numbers) fought between the two nations?

A
The Battle of Culloden
B
The Battle of Flodden
C
The Battle of Epping Forest
D
The Battle of the Bulge
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7

In 2010, UNESCO inscribed what, as a living human heritage element of eleven countries?

A
Folk wrestling
B
Camel racing
C
Falconry
D
Tying coloured ribbons to prayer constructions
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