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General Knowledge Quiz for 17 February 2022

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1

What is a quinella?

A
A monozygotic twin
B
A type of bet on a horse race
C
A five man gun crew
D
A female quintuplet
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2

What military slang term for members of the US Marine Corps was derived from a special collar once worn around the neck by both American and British Marines and soldiers from 1798?

A
Leathernecks
B
Ruffles
C
Nehrus
D
Wings
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3

The 2020 Netflix fantasy documentary "Dick Johnson is Dead" deals with the increasing onset of what?

A
Bipolar disorder
B
Multiple sclerosis
C
Motor neurone disease
D
Dementia
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4

What in the plant known as monkshood, devil's helmet or blue rocket is sometimes used medicinally?

A
Aconitine
B
Arcoxia
C
Aconium
D
Akinator
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5

The Great Salt Lake, in the north of the US state of Utah, is the largest salt lake in the western hemisphere. What is the approximate average salinity of its main basin, Gilbert Bay?

A
3.5%
B
33.7%
C
13%
D
45%
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6

At his retirement in 2012 from One Day International games, who held the record for scoring the most centuries in international cricket, with over 100?

A
Sachin Tendulkar
B
Ricky Ponting
C
Mike Denness
D
Daniel Vettori
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7

He was an 18th century composer, court musician and Austrian, whose first name was "Joseph". What was his family name?

A
Hummel
B
Schubert
C
Gluck
D
Haydn
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