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General Knowledge Quickie Quiz 20

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Making its final flight in July 2011 - What was the name of the last space shuttle?

  • Discovery
  • Atlantis
  • Endeavour
  • Enterprise

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Statistical mechanics was initiated in 1870 with the work of which Austrian physicist?

  • Christian Doppler
  • Erwin Schrodinger
  • Ernst Mach
  • Ludwig Boltzmann

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Who (by winning the 1906 Peace Prize) became the first American to win a Nobel Prize?

  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Calvin Coolidge

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In which mountain range were monkey puzzle trees first discovered by Europeans?

  • Andes
  • Rockies
  • Himalayas
  • Chapada

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Which jazz pianist/composer (1917-1982) wrote the tunes 'Round Midnight' & 'Criss-Cross'?

  • Jelly Roll Morton
  • Duke Ellington
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Oscar Peterson

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In which country are the Masurian Lakes?

  • Poland
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain

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Which BBC radio programme was broadcast nationally for the first time in January 1951?

  • Desert Island Discs
  • Listen with Mother
  • Round the Horne
  • The Archers

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In the Bible - Which migrating flocks of birds supplied food for the Israelites in the wilderness?

  • Spice Girls
  • Quail
  • Geese
  • Lapwings

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What was the name of the goldsmith among whose works were the Imperial Russian family Easter eggs?

  • Benvenuto Cellini
  • Wenzel Jamnitzer
  • Peter Faberge
  • Antonio Gentile

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To whom are the following words usually attributed 'A woman drove me to drink and I never had the courtesy to thank her'?

  • Groucho Marx
  • George Burns
  • Bob Hope?
  • W. C. Fields

 

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