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(1) Where is the sea of rains located ?
On Venus
On the moon
On Mars
On Earth

(2) Who is a lepidopterist ?
A person who studies bees and termites
A person who studies butterflies and moths
A person who studies bugs and spiders
A person who studies cockroaches and flies

(3) What is the name of the poem of 12,000 lines which was written by Italcus Silius ?
Punica
Punice
Punicu
Punico

(4) Which Englishman became the first 'white rajah' of Sarawak in Malaysia ?
Sir Henry Havelock
Sir Richard Grenville
Sir James Brooke
Sir Richard Hull

(5) In Greek mythology, what is the name of the winged creature with a woman's head and a lions body ?
Scylla
Scyros
Sphinx
Syrinx

(6) What is the art of trimming trees into ornamental shapes and objects called ?
Arboriculture
Agronomy
Phytogeny
Topiary

(7) In ancient times, which white non metallic element was known as brimstone ?
Silicon
Phosphorous
Sulphur
Selenium

(8) Abraham was the ancestor of the Arabs and Jesus. What does the name Abraham mean?
Father of many nations
Father of the arabs
Father of the Israelites
Father of the Semetics

(9) What is a vegetarian who does not eat dairy products called ?
Eggovegetarian
Vegan
Antilactoveg
Vegetarian D

(10) In which field was a sixth Nobel prize established in 1968 ?
Economic sciences
Literature
Medicine and psychology
Peace

(11) In the mathematics field, what is the 'Sieve of Eratostheres'  ?
Method of finding odd numbers
Method of finding even numbers
Method of finding prime numbers
Method of finding standard deviation

(12) Which southeast Siberian lake is Eurasia's largest fresh water lake ?
Lake Balkash
Lake Baikal
Lake Zayson
Lake Taymyr

(13) To what breed of animals do the Shih tzu, Vizsla and the Basenji belong ?
Jackals
Wolves
Foxes
Dogs

(14) Which famous Greek writer is credited with coining the popular phrase : Don't count your chickens before they are hatch ?
Aesop
Homer
Aeshylus
Sappho

(15) Who was the first US president to move into the White house ?
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Licoln
John Adams

(16) Which is the largest known flower in the world ?
Giant Tulip
Rafflesia
Sun Flower
Dandelion

(17) Which ancient Egyption god is the god of the underworld and judges the dead ?
Osiris
Orestes
Ossa
Oreades

(18) Which famous artist, renowned sculptor, and inventor designed the helicopter ?
Michelangelo
George Cayley
Etienne Oehmichen
Leornado da Vinci

(19) Who introduced Christianity in Japan ?
St Ignatius Loyola
St Gonsalo Garcia
St Francis Xavier
St Maximilian Kolbe

(20) Which is the Indian language in which early Buddhist literature was written ?
Pahari
Pali
Sanskrit
Pakrit

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