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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 November 2012

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1

A song written by Chuck Berry is "Roll Over ... " who?

A
Bizet
B
Shostakovich
C
Tchaikovsky
D
Beethoven
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2

What district in the south of Rio de Janeiro has a beach 4km long?

A
Montevideo
B
Tierra del Fuego
C
Copacabana
D
Acapulco
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3

Under the Treaty of Breda (31 July 1667), negotiated to end the Second Anglo-Dutch War, the Dutch kept the colony of Suriname conquered from the English, and left the English with what area of land?

A
Australia
B
Labrador
C
New Amsterdam
D
Malaya
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4

What is the chemical symbol for tin?

A
Fe
B
T
C
Sn
D
Mg
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5

In 1949, who became the youngest player to represent England in test cricket?

A
Raymond Illingworth
B
Geoffrey Boycott
C
Brian Close
D
Brian Lara
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6

What are dehydrated to make raisins?

A
Dates
B
Grapes
C
Nectarines
D
Olives
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7

Who worked on the film scripts for "Barbarella", "Dr Strangelove …", "Easy Rider", "Candy" and "The Magic Christian"?

A
Alun Owen
B
Terry Pratchett
C
Terry Southern
D
Harold Pinter
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