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General Awareness – Miscellaneous,

1-Zymurgy is a branch of chemistry concerning what process ?- Brewing fermentation.

2-Curtis Sliwa founded what in 1979 ?- Guardian Angels

.                                                                 Curtis Sliwa

3-What island group is named after a type of crocodile ?- Cayman.

4-What planet is nearest in size to Earth ?- Venus – 5% smaller.

5-Halcyon is a poetic name used for what bird ?- Kingfisher.

6-What animal comes in types spotted striped and brown ?- Hyena.

7-Hebrew and what are the official languages in Israel ?-  Arabic

8- Rita Kuti Kis represented Hungary in what sport ?- Tennis

9- Jackson Whipps Showalter was a US champion at what ?- Chess

                                                          Jackson Whipps Showalter

10-What Australian town used to be called Stuart until 1925 ?- Alice Springs.

11-An Aficionado originally followed what sport ?- Bullfighting.

12-What nationality was first person in space not US or Russian Czech – Vladimir Remek Soyuz 28
.

13-What US president was born in Corsica ? – William Harding Corsica Ohio

.                                                              William Harding

14-Who was the first Englishman to die in an aircrash ?- Charles Rolls.

                                                                 Charles Rolls.

15-The Wadomo tribe in Zimbabwe have what physical oddity ?- Two toes each foot.

16-What was The Liberty Bell manufactured 1900s Charles Fey ?- Fruit Machine

17-Who was the first American to receive the Nobel Literature prize ?- Sinclair Lewis

                                                                           Sinclair Lewis

18-Operation Chastise during WW2 better known as what ?- Dambusters Raid

19-Name the first space probe to land on the moon 13 Sept 1959 ?- Luna 2.

                                                                         Luna 2.

20-Poland has a coastline along which sea ?- Adriatic.

21-What fish has its head at right angles to its body ?- Sea Horse

22-What is the oldest bridge over the Seine in Paris ?- Pont Neuf.

                                                                         Pont Neuf.

23-In Oxford university what can you not take into the library by rule ?- Sheep.

24-Dr George Wander invented what drink in Switzerland 1860s ?- Ovaltine.

25-The Mexican bearded and what are the only venomous lizards ?- Gila Monster.

                                                                   Gila Monster

26-Gemellus is a fancy name for what ?- Testicles

27-Hierosolymitan is of Greek origin and pertains to what city ?- Jersualem.

                                                            Jersualem City view

28-In Mexico it is illegal for the police to sell what ?- Their Guns

29- Hydrated Magnesium Silicate is better known as what ?- Meerschaum or Sepiolite

30-In what Italian town can you find the Piazza del Erbe ?- Verona

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