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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 March 2009

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Which jazz musician has a memorial, created by sculptor Robert Graham and unveiled in 1997, in Central Park New York, near the intersection of 5th Avenue and 100th Street?

A
King Curtis
B
Count Basie
C
Duke Ellington
D
B.B. King
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2

Which of these is a portmanteau word?

A
Smog
B
Boogie
C
Feet
D
Gladstone bag
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3

Which of these books was not written by one of the Brontë sisters (Charlotte, Emily or Anne)?

A
The Mill On The Floss
B
The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall
C
Wuthering Heights
D
Agnes Grey
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4

The Team sprint track cycling event is, in the men's event, a three-man team time trial held over three laps of a velodrome. What makes up the women's event?

A
Three women over three laps
B
Three women over two laps
C
Two women over three laps
D
Two women over two laps
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5

In which country would you find the Moorish castle called the Alhambra?

A
Portugal
B
Spain
C
Morocco
D
Angola
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6

When was the sculpture of the four faces on Mount Rushmore begun?

A
1947
B
1907
C
1927
D
1937
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7

The pericardium is part of which organ?

A
Lungs
B
Liver
C
Spleen
D
Heart
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