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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 November 2021

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1

Where is the Temple of Confucius?

A
Angkor Wat
B
Machu Picchu
C
Qufu
D
Giza
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2

If somewhere or something is noisome it …?

A
Is full of noise
B
Smells very unpleasant
C
Is sickening
D
Can be smelled
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3

In 1936, whose paper "On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem" proved that a machine could perform any conceivable mathematical computation if it were able to be represented as an algorithm?

A
Albert Einstein
B
Alan Turing
C
Charles Babbage
D
Ada Lovelace
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4

Upon whom did Pope Leo X confer the title "Defender of the Faith" in 1521?

A
King Philippe II of Spain
B
King Henry VIII of England
C
William of Orange
D
Emperor Franz Joseph
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5

Which country did the Olympic sprinter represent, who asked for protection to stop her from being forcibly returned home during the 2020 Olympics?

A
North Korea
B
Kyrgyzstan
C
Belarus
D
Russia
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6

What form of singing involves an extended note which rapidly repeatedly changes in pitch from the chest register to falsetto, making a high-low-high-low sound?

A
Sirening
B
Yodeling
C
Be bop
D
Scat
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7

What is a method of preserving and sterilising food, in which a product is processed under very high pressure, leading to the inactivation of certain microorganisms and enzymes in it?

A
The Fleming Process
B
Pasteurisation
C
Pascalisation
D
The Curie Curing Method
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