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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 March 2013

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An American singer-songwriter, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 and given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005, was nicknamed what (which was also the name of their last album, in 1971)?

A
The Killer
B
The Tennessee Plowboy
C
Jelly Roll
D
Pearl
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2

Castoreum, which comes from a beaver, is used as an ingredient in what?

A
Perfume
B
Eyeliner
C
Lipstick
D
Mascara
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3

What award is the television equivalent of the Oscars?

A
Grammys
B
Tonys
C
Emmys
D
BAFTAs
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4

The Hapsburg dynasty originated in which country?

A
Switzerland
B
Australia
C
Egypt
D
Finland
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5

Nivation is the name for the process that erodes rock due to the action of what?

A
Frost
B
Wind
C
Sunlight
D
Rain
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6

Which US President was assassinated by Leon Frank Czolgosz at the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York?

A
William McKinley
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
William Henry Harrison
D
John F Kennedy
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7

The London Marathon involves what?

A
Running
B
Car rallying
C
Cycling
D
Swimming
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