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Mal's General Knowledge 26

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Last updated: March 9, 2017
First submittedMarch 8, 2017
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1) The Capital City of Botswana is?
Gaborone
2) What is the only animal beginning with 'Q' mentioned in both the Bible and the Qur'an
Quail
3) The largest and most populated island of Japan is?
Honshu
4) How many USA POWs (prisoners of war) were involved in 'The Great Escape' from Stalag Luft III on March 25th 1944
None
5) What is the name of the smaller of the two lower leg bones?
Fibula
6) Which French Author 1828 - 1905 is often referred to as the 'Father of Science Fiction'?
Jules Verne
7) What is the highest mountain in Russia (also Europe)?
Mount Elbrus
8) What is the name of the Australian who invented the 'Black Box' used in Aircraft?
David Warren
9) Who was the First Woman to appear and be named on a USA Postage Stamp in 1893?
Isabella 1 of Castile
10) The Oboe belongs to wich section of the Orchestra?
Woodwind
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11) What is the only 'Surname' common to a USA President and a British Prime Minister?
Wilson
12) What was the World's highest man-made structure in 1900?
Eiffel Tower
13) Which Country imports approximately 85% of Jamaica's annual coffee production?
Japan
14) Who is the only World Heavyweight Boxing Champion to retire undefeated as a professional?
Rocky Marciano
15) What Capital City is nearest to Reykjavik (Iceland) ?
Dublin (Ireland)
16) What famous painter's name is an anagram of 'Ale Document'?
Claude Monet
17) Approximately 70% of the sun is which Element?
Hydrogen
18) Which musical instrument's full name means 'Soft & Loud'?
Pianoforte
19) In the Periodic Table, No. 100 has the symbol Fm and is named after who?
Enrico Fermi
20) Who wrote "Go Set a Watchman", a long awaited sequel to a Pulitzer Prize winning book published 55 years earlier?
Harper Lee
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