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General Knowledge Quiz for Thursday, 2 December 2021

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1

A hunter claimed to have seen what bird in 1688, thought to be the last recorded sighting?

A
Gryphon
B
Roc
C
Phoenix
D
Dodo
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2

When was the first award ceremony for the US's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held?

A
1951
B
1919
C
1941
D
1929
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3

Which of these was a former name of Northern Rhodesia?

A
Zanzibar
B
Zimbabwe
C
Zaire
D
Zambia
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4

Which extra element did Einstein include in his understanding of general relativity, which he had not previously included in the theory he published in 1905 of special relativity?

A
Electromagnetism
B
Time
C
Mass-energy equivalence
D
Gravity
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5

Phenolics are what?

A
Organic compounds used to synthesise plastics and related materials
B
Ingredients in some antihistamines used to treat allergies, difficulty sleeping, and nausea
C
Amino acids
D
Some of the chemicals which give a wine its taste, colour and mouthfeel
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6

Anthony Wilding is the only New Zealander in what sport's Hall of Fame?

A
Surfing
B
Golf
C
Tennis
D
Archery
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7

Who was shot by Valery Solanas on 3 June 1968?

A
Larry Hagman
B
John Lennon
C
Ronald Reagan
D
Andy Warhol
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