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1

What is physiognomy?

A
Contacting spirits by a seance
B
Determining character from bumps on the head
C
Determining character from facial features
D
Exercising on a treadmill
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2

How many is a baker's dozen plus a gross plus a score?

A
157
B
176
C
177
D
143
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3

An "aide memoire" to know the first numbers of the constant pi can be obtained by counting the letters in each word of which of these?

A
"Good day sunshine. We all shine on. Revolution number nine."
B
"This is not fun. It is silly. It annoys me."
C
"To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler."
D
"May I have a large container of coffee?" "Thank you"?
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4

Which of these is half the length of the diameter of a circle?

A
Circumference
B
Radius
C
Sector
D
Tangent
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5

Quokkas live in small communities on the coast of Western Australia and on offshore islands. Where is the largest community?

A
West Wallabi Island
B
Two Peoples Bay
C
Rottnest Island
D
Penguin Island
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6

What nest at Sandy Cape, the most northern point on Fraser Island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, which is protected as part of the Great Sandy National Park?

A
Turtles
B
Gannets
C
Penguins
D
Swans
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7

In the middle ages, what infection was called "the king's evil", and, it was rumoured, could be cured by the touch of a king?

A
Rickets
B
Impetigo
C
Scrofula
D
Tuberculosis
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