Miscellaneous Quiz / 'M' General Knowledge

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Can you answer these general knowledge questions that all begin with the letter 'M'?

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What name is commonly used for trees of the Acer genus?
What name is given to a powerful whirlpool in the sea or river with a considerable downdraft?
Which blood-sucking fly is known for transmitting malaria and yellow fever?
Which travelling medieval European bard performed songs that told stories of distant places or historical events?
Which area of China did Japan invade in 1931 and occupy until 1945?
What is the medical term for short or near-sightedness?
Which river rises in Tibet and flows through China, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam to the South China Sea?
What common term is used for Bovine spongiform encephalopathy?
Which device used by musicians marks time at a selected rate by giving a regular tick?
Which condition involves recurrent moderate to severe headaches accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision?
Which dynasty that ruled China 1368–1644 is famous for its porcelain?
Which small burrowing mammal with dark velvety fur has a long muzzle and very small eyes?
In which type of ball do participants attend in costume wearing a mask?
Which character in Rudyard Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' stories is an orphan raised by wolves?
Which fleshy, oval, yellowish-red tropical fruit is eaten ripe or used green for pickles or chutneys?
Which long-tailed brightly coloured parrot of Central and South America is known for its ability to 'talk'?
Which mammal is well known for its ability fight and kill venomous snakes, particularly cobras?
Which plant do people traditionally hang over their doorways at Christmastime?
Babur, Akbar and Aurangzeb were all rulers of which Empire?
What is the technical name given to the lower jawbone?
Which inland sea within the borders of Turkey connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea?

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