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General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 12 December 2022

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1

He established inductive methodologies for scientific inquiry, and is thought to have died from pneumonia contracted while studying the effects of freezing on preserving meat. Who was he?

A
Charles Lamb
B
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban (1561 – 1626)
C
John Deere
D
Bob Veal
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2

Which of these is in the city of Florence, Italy?

A
Pitti Palace
B
The Bridge of Sighs
C
Cleopatra's Needle
D
Basilique du Sacré-Cœur
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3

Unlike other vertebrates, placental mammals and most bony fishes lack what?

A
A notochord
B
A cloaca
C
Lymphocyte receptors
D
Pheronomes
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4

For the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, USA, why was there only one new venue in the 15 used?

A
Terminal disagreements with architects
B
Cost control by the city following the Great Depression
C
It was an IOC requirement
D
A list of the venues needed was not supplied to the city in time to build more
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5

Which 2009 film is set in 2154?

A
Coraline
B
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
C
The Hangover
D
Avatar
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6

What colour is lapis lazuli?

A
Clear
B
Green
C
Brown
D
Blue
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7

In the Battle of Langshan Jiang, or Wolf Mountain River, the force which eventually won the battle attacked its opponent's ships with not only double pump flamethrowers but also what?

A
Ashes and beans
B
Eagles
C
Tear gas
D
Water cannons
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