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General Awareness -Miscellaneous

1-What country has the most elephants ?- Tanzania
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2-In what sport is The Lugano Trophy awarded every 2 years ?- Men’s National TeamWalking.

3-Myrastica fragrens is what common spice ?- Nutmeg.

4-Who was the first woman to receive The Order of Merit 1907 ?- Florence Nightingale.

5-In terms of hair what does FSH stand for ?- Follicle Stimulating Hormone.

6-What month was named after Latin for to open ?- April.

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What is the more common name for Alkane ?- Paraffin or Kerosene
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8-How long can a bedbug live without food ?- One Year.

9-What Japanese name means fried food often at the table ?- Tempura.

10-What is Nelson Mandela’s middle name ?- Rolihlahla.

11-What country has the most Post Offices ?- India.

12- What is the correct name for the honey bear or potto ?- Kinkajou

13-The Marino sheep originated in what country ?- Spain.

14-What was the first battleship powered by steam turbines 1906 ?- HMS Dreadnought.

15-Carson City in Nevada – dubious distinction first what 1924 ?- Gas Chamber used.

16-What magazine started in America March 1923 ?- Time.

17-Tenzin Gyatso became what in 1937 ?- Dalai Lama.

18-In what country was Mother Theresa born ?- Albania.

19-Who was Prime Minister of China 1949 to 1976 ?- Chou En-Lai.

20-The Egg and I was whose first film ?- Marilyn Munroe.

21-Who first appeared in All Star Comics in 1941 ?- Wonder Woman
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22-The British Patent Office since 1949 banned patents for what ?- Perpetual Motion Machine.

23-What colour was Ian Flemming’s typewriter ?- Gold.

24–Which Canadian won the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for Suez ?- Lester Pearson.

25-What happened to Charles Brooks in 1982 ?- First legal death by lethal Injection.

26-What is a collection of penguins known as ?- Rookery.

27-What does a crapulent person suffer from ?- Drunkenness.

28-What is a SR N4 ?- Hovercraf.

29-What is Christmas Disease ?- Mild Haemophilia.

30-An Ortaline is a cross between what two items ?- Tangerine – Orange

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