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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 October 2021

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1

Who led a campaign from 1798-1801, taking a force of 500 civilian scientists, specialists in fields such as biology, chemistry and languages in order to carry out a full study of ancient Egypt?

A
Inigo Jones
B
William Flinders Petrie
C
Heinrich Schliemann
D
Napoléon Bonaparte
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2

The Peripatetic School founded by Aristotle was called this for what reason?

A
Their discussions covered a wide range of thought and knowledge
B
They travelled from place to place to teach
C
The members met in a walkway
D
Walking long distances was promoted as an aid to healthy thought
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3

Which series, originally released in 2003 on Disney Channel, was the first in the network's history to produce 100 episodes?

A
That's So Raven
B
Phil of the Future
C
So Weird
D
Phineas and Ferb
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4

Who led the expedition that successfully made the first ascent of Mt Everest in 1953?

A
Colonel H C J (John) Hunt
B
Sir Edmund Hillary
C
Tenzing Norgay
D
Eric Shipton
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5

A group of what is usually called a "parliament"?

A
Owls
B
Ravens
C
Crows
D
Rooks
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6

Which of these was the last to become British Prime Minister?

A
Pitt
B
Disraeli
C
Heath
D
Walpole
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7

What is the name of a spectacular group of six canyons in the Sierra Madre Occidental in the southwestern part of Chihuahua, northwestern Mexico, a name derived from the colour of the walls?

A
Copper Canyon
B
Painted Chasm
C
Black Canyon
D
Red Gorge
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