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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 August 2012

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1

In ballet, which of these terms refers to the position of the body supported on one leg, with the other leg extended behind the body with the knee straight?

A
Entrechat
B
Jeté
C
Pirouette
D
Arabesque
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2

Who wrote the piece of music recognised in much of the Western world as "The Wedding March" (or as "Here Comes The Bride")?

A
Mendelssohn
B
Handel
C
Beethoven
D
Strauss
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3

What sport was reputedly introduced to England by the 10th Hussars in 1869?

A
Darts
B
Croquet
C
Polo
D
Chess
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4

In which sea is the British overseas territory of Montserrat?

A
Aegean
B
Caribbean
C
South China
D
Caspian
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5

The 1812 Overture was written to commemorate the defence of which city against Napoleon?

A
Moscow
B
Rome
C
Vienna
D
Berlin
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6

If the numbers from 1 to 10 are multiplied by each other, which of these numbers is nearest to the result?

A
3.5 million
B
350,000
C
35 million
D
35,000
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7

The current constitution of which of these countries was enacted on 3 May 1947?

A
Japan
B
United Kingdom
C
USA
D
Canada
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