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

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Which usually transparent gemstone can be almost any colour but often pinkish white or 'pearly'?
What name is given to a form of power structure in which power effectively rests with a small number of people?
Who was the hunter in Greek mythology after whom a constellation is named?
Fierce fighting took place on which Japanese island April-June 1945?
What name is given to the study and treatment of tumours?
What name is given to the Turkish based empire that existed 1453-1922?
Which domesticated animal also called a bullock is used as a draft animal?
In Greek mythology, which musician had the ability to charm all living things with his music?
Which semiaquatic fish and invertebrate eating mammal has dense fur and webbed feet?
Which variety of chalcedony with alternating black and white parallel bands is used as a gemstone?
What name is given to the remote, arid area of Australia referring to any lands outside the main urban areas?
What name is given to the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures?
Which small oval fruit with a hard stone and bitter flesh is used as food and as a source of oil?
Which kind of house contains a hop kiln used to dry hops for brewing?
What is the name of the henchman to Auric Goldfinger in the James Bond film and novel, 'Goldfinger'?
What name is given to the entrails and internal organs of an animal used as food?
What name is given to an ancient Greek or Roman building used for singing, musical and poetry competitions?
Which Japanese city has the second largest metropolitan area in Japan?
Which mammal native to the DRC in Africa is also called the 'forest giraffe' or 'zebra giraffe'?
Which city in Florida shares its name with a character in Shakespeare's play 'As You Like It'?
What name is given to a stone pillar set up as a monument or landmark?

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