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General Knowledge Quiz for 3 December 2012

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1

What was the name given in England to the ringing, introduced by William the Conqueror, of a bell at sunset or 8pm in winter as a signal to extinguish fires and lights?

A
Night watch
B
Toll
C
Curfew
D
Banns
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2

Danny and Sandy are the main characters in which musical?

A
Grease
B
Oklahoma!
C
Hair
D
The Rocky Horror Show
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3

What is the name of the lighthouse off the coast of Angus at the mouth of the Firth of Tay, which is also called Bell Rock?

A
St Patricks
B
Fastnet
C
Eddystone
D
Inchcape
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4

What word means the judgement (using analysis and evaluation) of the merits and faults of the actions or work of another individual, which now has an implication of an expression of disapproval?

A
Nepotism
B
Syllogism
C
Criticism
D
Aphorism
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5

What was the stage name of Brenda Mae Tarpley, an American singer of rockabilly, pop and country music who had 37 US chart hits during the 1960s (a number surpassed only by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Ray Charles and Connie Francis) and was best known for her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry"?

A
Brenda Lee
B
Mae West
C
Bonny Tyler
D
Loretta Lynn
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6

Which of these is a form of bursitis?

A
Housemaid's knee
B
Athlete's foot
C
Tennis elbow
D
Cauliflower ear
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7

After 2007, which boat class was not run as a World Rowing Championship event?

A
Furred cockerels
B
Coxed fours
C
Year 9
D
Dinghies
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