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General Knowledge Quiz for 30 March 2012

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1

Who released an album called "Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player" in 1973?

A
Liberace
B
Bill Joel
C
Elton John
D
Diana Krall
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2

The Mason-Dixon line, originally surveyed to define the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland, is along which longitude?

A
50th parallel
B
40th parallel
C
30th parallel
D
45th parallel
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3

What term is used when a sports team gathers in a tight circle to strategise, motivate or celebrate?

A
Muddle
B
Cuddle
C
Huddle
D
Puddle
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4

According to Greek legend, which of the 9 Muses was the muse of Choral poetry?

A
Erato
B
Polymnia
C
Terpsichore
D
Melpomene
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5

What comics series, created by writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières, first published in the magazine "Pilote" in 1967, reached its final instalment in 2010?

A
Tintin
B
Asterix
C
Valérian and Laureline
D
Emmeline
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6

What name is given to the giving up of food, often for religious reasons?

A
Rapid
B
Quick
C
Fast
D
Speedy
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7

What is claimed to be the fastest bird in level flight, (though its record is in dispute from supporters of the White-throated Needletail)?

A
Red-breasted Merganser
B
Peregrine Falcon
C
Swallow
D
Hummingbird
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