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General Knowledge Quiz for Monday, 17 April 2023

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1

What machine separates grain from its stalk?

A
Harvester
B
Thresher
C
Flail
D
Winnower
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2

The crater Grimaldi on the Moon is named after whom?

A
Professor Rosa Grimaldi
B
Francesco Grimaldi (d.1392) who founded his family's rule in Monaco
C
Entomologist David A. Grimaldi (b.1957)
D
The priest, mathematician and physicist, Francesco Maria Grimaldi (1618 - 1663)
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3

Nivation is the name for the process that erodes rock due to the action of what?

A
Frost
B
Wind
C
Sunlight
D
Rain
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4

In the stories by Enid Blyton, what is the name of the best friend of Big Ears?

A
Noddy
B
Shakey
C
Rattley
D
Rolley
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5

Red Gauntlet is a type of climbing what?

A
Rose
B
Strawberry
C
Crab
D
Snail
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6

Which part of the world suffered from a drought (1276-99) together with rainfall which continued to be sparse and unpredictable until approximately 1450?

A
What is now Western China
B
Southern Russia
C
What is now the northwestern United States
D
Australia
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7

Which of these characters appears in the game "Cluedo"?

A
Professor Moriarty
B
Professor Plum
C
Professor Higgins
D
Professor Challenger
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