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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 July 2010

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1

The "pre-Raphaelite movement" was about what?

A
Painting
B
Separation of church and state
C
Freedom of worship
D
The right to full representation in parliament
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2

Bishops Hugh Latimer & Nicholas Ridley, and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer were tried for heresy in 1555 and burnt at the stake. By what name are they collectively known?

A
The Reformers
B
The Anglican Tigers
C
The Burning Bishops
D
The Oxford Martyrs
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3

What was a negative term US Southerners gave to Northerner speculators in the South soon after the Civil War?

A
Gringos
B
Claim jumpers
C
Prospectors
D
Carpetbaggers
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4

What name is given to notes of the same pitch, in modern tuning but written differently, such as Db / C# and Gb / F#?

A
Double
B
Enharmonic
C
Harmonic
D
Vibrato
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5

What attaches muscles to bone?

A
Ligaments
B
Tendons
C
Marrow
D
Arteries
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6

"The World Series" has been the annual championship series of the highest level of professional players of which sport in the USA and Canada since 1903?

A
Swimming
B
Soccer
C
Cricket
D
Baseball
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7

The worst three natural disasters in recorded history (excluding disease and famine) in terms of the number of people killed, have occurred in which country?

A
Guatemala
B
China
C
Nicaragua
D
India
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