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General Knowledge Quiz for 13 October 2021

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1

The warrant for the first Astronomer Royal appointed in England, 4 March 1675, stated what as the purpose of the office?

A
To prepare a catalogue of at least 10,000 stars
B
To maintain the Royal Navy's marine chronometers
C
To find "the longitude of places" in order to perfect navigation
D
To co-ordinate the work of English astronomers, and liaise with others of the world's astronomers
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2

In rugby union, which position wears the number 2 jersey?

A
Hooker
B
Full back
C
Right wing
D
Half back
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3

What function do egg yolks serve in making hollandaise sauce?

A
Give a rich flavour
B
Emulsifier
C
Thickener
D
Balance the flavours of the other ingredients
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4

His name could be loosely translated as "rule by, or supported by, horses" and is enshrined in the traditional doctors' oath. Who is he?

A
Confucius
B
Aesculapius
C
Frankenstein
D
Hippocrates
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5

Where do arboreal animals live?

A
In burrows
B
In trees
C
Beside streams
D
On the ground
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6

Which of these was painted last?

A
Whaam! by Roy Lichtenstein
B
Campbell's Soup I by Andy Warhol
C
The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dalí
D
The Scream by Edvard Munch
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7

What creature is on the flag of Bhutan?

A
Elephant
B
Eagle
C
Dragon
D
Lion
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