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General Knowledge Quiz for 23 October 2011

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1

What is the name of a famous concerto by Vivaldi?

A
The One Year
B
The Twelve Months
C
The Four Seasons
D
The Third Trimester
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2

Benjamin Franklin is usually credited with the creation of the first pair of what items of optical equipment in the early 1760s?

A
Opera glasses
B
Binoculars
C
Monocles
D
Bifocals
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3

Who was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the UK from 1930 to 1967, who is best remembered for the classic children's novels "The Midnight Folk" and "The Box of Delights" and many poems, including "Sea-Fever" from his anthology "Saltwater Ballads"?

A
John Betjeman
B
John Dryden
C
John Masefield
D
John Lennon
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4

Which of these capital cities is not on The River Danube?

A
Vienna
B
Bratislava
C
Budapest
D
Lisbon
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5

What is the title of the patriotic anthem by Julia Ward Howe that contains the line "His truth is marching on"?

A
Hail to the Chief
B
The Star Spangled Banner
C
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
D
This Land is Your Land
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6

What sport is featured in the film "Field of Dreams" starring Kevin Costner?

A
Chess
B
American football
C
Soccer
D
Baseball
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7

In the phoenetic alphabet, what is represented by the letter "J"?

A
Jacko
B
Jumper
C
Jezebel
D
Juliet
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