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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 September 2012

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1

Which of these is a type of 16th and 17th century drama?

A
Tasque
B
Basque
C
Casque
D
Masque
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2

In cricket, what name is given to a lower-order batsman who comes in to bat higher up the order than usual near the end of the day's play, to maintain most of the strike until the close of play and so protect other, more capable batsmen from being out cheaply in what may be a period of tiredness or in poor light?

A
Night Porter
B
Nightwatchman
C
Night Starvation
D
Night Errant
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3

In Greek mythology, Zeus disguised himself as a swan to seduce whom?

A
Leda
B
Secunda
C
Runrup
D
Luza
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4

Which band played a free concert with a claimed 1.5 million attendance at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on 18 February 2006?

A
The Who
B
London Symphony Orchestra
C
Milli Vanilli
D
The Rolling Stones
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5

A manx cat has no what?

A
Desire to hunt
B
Sense of smell
C
Tail
D
Nipples
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6

Where is the 2.5-acre (10,000 m2) landscaped area dedicated to the memory of musician John Lennon, called "Strawberry Fields"?

A
Next to the airport, Liverpool
B
Central Park, New York City
C
Hyde Park, London
D
Candlestick Park, San Francisco
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7

What is the next in this series: Philemon, Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter ... ?

A
1 Thessalonians
B
1 John
C
Titus
D
Philemon
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