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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 April 2011

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1

What name was given to an amateur archeologist's find of gold and silver treasures dating back 1400 years in England in September 2009?

A
The Staffordshire Moorlands
B
The Staffordshire Terrier
C
The Staffordshire China
D
The Staffordshire Hoard
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2

What colour is the jacket that has been awarded to the winner of the US Masters Golf Tournament since 1949?

A
Green
B
Gold
C
Brown
D
Yellow
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3

In musical notation, what word means "lower in pitch by a semitone"?

A
Plain
B
Blunt
C
Flat
D
Off
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4

In the original British series of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire", question 8 was worth what amount?

A
£16,000
B
£8,000
C
£32,000
D
£4,000
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5

What is the only country in Central America which is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, and has English as its official language?

A
Costa Rica
B
Guatemala
C
Honduras
D
Belize
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6

Which of these was a Norwegian composer and pianist who is best known for his "Piano Concerto in A minor" and his incidental music to Henrik Ibsen's play "Peer Gynt", which includes "In the Hall of the Mountain King"?

A
Gabriel Fauré
B
Edvard Grieg
C
Georges Bizet
D
Henrik Ibsen
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7

The Berkshire, Australian Yorkshire, Danish Landrace, Mulefoot, Wessex Saddleback and West French White are breeds of what?

A
Cow
B
Sheep
C
Pig
D
Deer
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