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Multiple Choice - World Gen. Knowledge 1

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1. The 'Steel' for the Eiffel tower came from which Country?
Germany
Sweden
Belgium
Romania
2. The 'Collar Bone' is the common name for which Human Bone?
Scapula
Clavicle
Patella
Sacrum
3. The abstract anti-war mural painting 'Guernica' was the work of which artist?
Georges Braque
Pablo Picasso
Andre Lhote
Georgio Morandi
4. In which ocean are the Islands of the Maldives ?
Indian
Southern
Pacific
Atlantic
5. In the Hindu Religion, 'Ganesh' is a God with the head of which animal?
Lion
Tiger
Elephant
Eagle
6. In literature, Who is Tom Sawyer's best friend in the Mark Twain stories?
Ishmael
Uncle Tom
Becky Thatcher
Huckleberry Finn
7. What plant was the 'Bounty's' cargo during the mutiny?
Bananas
Sugar Cane
Breadfruit
Coffee
8. Approximately how far can light travel in 'One Second'?
200,000 km (125,000 miles)
300,000 km (186,000 miles)
400,000 km (250,000 miles)
100,000 km (62,000 miles)
9. What alcoholic drink is added to fermenting wine to make 'Port'?
Brandy
Bourbon
Sherry
Rum
10. Which 'Acid' is found in Lemons?
Nitric acid
Acetic acid
Hydrochloric acid
Citric acid
11. Which Heavyweight Boxer, who retired undefeated, was killed in a plane crash in 1969?
Jack Dempsey
Rocky Marciano
Max Schmeling
James Braddock
12. The 27 moons of Uranus take their names from characters in the plays of which 2 Authors?
William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens
Ernest Hemingway and Leo Tolstoy
Edgar Allan Poe and Jane Austen
Alexander Pope and William Shakespeare
13. The Statue of Liberty was originally designed for which country before they cancelled and it was then given to the USA?
Egypt
Greece
United Kingdom
Brazil
14. A person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink is an ?
Epitome
Epizoon
Epicure
Epithet
15. Which Capital City is farthest West?
Ottawa, Canada
Santiago, Chile
Washington D.C., USA
Kingston, Jamaica
16. What is the South African 'Bunny Chow'?
A wind off the Atlantic
An antelope
A meal of curry & bread
The name given Taxis
17. Which distance is longest?
15 kilometres
5,000 fathoms
10 miles
50 furlongs
18. 'Geisha' is a Japanese word meaning?
Entertainer
Girl
Tea lady
Queen
19. Who wrote the classic sci-fi novel 'The Time Machine'.......in which the 'Eloi' and the 'Morlocks' appear?
Isaac Asimov
Jules Verne
Arthur C. Clarke
H. G. Wells
20. Which fresh fruit has the least 'Calories'?
Bananas
Strawberries
Peaches
Cherries
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