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Mal's General Knowledge 30

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Last updated: December 15, 2017
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1) There are no Sovereign countries names beginning with X or what other letter?
W
2) What was the name of Florence Nightingale's cat?
Bismarck
3) The Capital City of Uganda is?
Kampala
4) Kandahar is the second largest city of which country?
Afghanistan
5) What is a 'Halibut'?
Fish
6) The 'Mycobacterium tuberculosis', the bacteria causing TB was discovered by which German scientist
Robert Koch
7) What is the minimum weight for the 'Heavyweight Boxing Weight Class' (in lbs or kg)
200lbs / 90.7kg
8) What pictorial puzzle pastime is an anagram of 'Wigjas'
Jigsaw
9) Feline is to 'Cat', as '..........' is to sheep?
Ovine
10) Which great Science Fiction and Popular Science Author said "Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent"?
Isaac Asimov
11) In which USA State is 'Crater Lake' National Park?
Oregon
12) What is the name given to the Galaxy that is home to Earth?
Milky Way
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13) John Lennon was born in Liverpool, UK in 1940. What was his given 'Middle Name'?
Winston
14) What are the famous South American 'cowboys' usually known as?
Gauchos
15) Mt Fuji is situated on which Island?
Honshu
16) What is a 'Kalishnikov' also known as AK-47?
Rifle
17) Who wrote 'The Pit and the Pendulum'?
Edgar Allan Poe
18) How many feet in a 'Fathom'?
6
19) What type of creature is a 'Katipo'?
Spider
20) Who were the 5 (five) 'Authors' of the USA Declaration of Independence (surnames will suffice)?
Thomas Jefferson
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Benjamin Franklin
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John Adams
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Roger Sherman
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Robert R. Livingston
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level 60
Jan 5, 2018
Jeepers, that was hard. Florence Nightingale's cat! Got 11/24. Katipo was the easiest.
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level 67
Jan 5, 2018
That's not a bad score, these quizzes are not easy. By the way I would not have got Katipo before I came across it in a story.
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