Mid Week Quiz No. 126

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  • Answers below.

 

  1. In which English city is the Ashmolean Museum located?(Oxford)

 

  1. Queensland separated from New South Wales and became a separate British colony in 1859. True or false?(True)

 

  1. Name the batsman who scored a world record highest first class innings of 501 in 1994? (Brian Lara)

 

  1. Which word can precede mousse, Labrador and wheaten? (chocolate)

 

  1. Name the French explorer who was murdered along with at least 24 of his crew by members of the Ngare Raumati tribe in 1772. (Marion du Fresne)

 

  1. Only two writers have won the Booker Prize twice: Hilary Mantel and ? (J M Coetzee)

 

  1. Aboriginal peoples were first fully counted in the Australian census of 1971. True or false? (True)

 

  1. The late Oliver Sacks was a weightlifting record-holder, a world renowned neurologist, a motorbike enthusiast, a prolific writer, or all of these? (all of these)

 

  1. Manatῡ Taonga is the Te Reo name for which government ministry? (Culture and Heritage)

 

  1. The Galapagos Islands are part of which South American country? (Ecuador)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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