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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 May 2013

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1

What type of apple was adopted by The Beatles' "Apple Records" as its symbol?

A
Gravenstein
B
Braeburn
C
Golden Delicious
D
Granny Smith
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2

In golf, what is the term for "two strokes under par"?

A
Even
B
Ambrose
C
Eagle
D
Golden ferret
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3

What is the name for the open areas of country in South Africa?

A
Plains
B
Pampas
C
Steppes
D
Veldt
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4

What influential and at times highly controversial book was published in November 1859?

A
"On the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin
B
"20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" by Jules Verne
C
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
D
"The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco
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5

What is the name for a hare's nest?

A
Style
B
Sett
C
Form
D
Elan
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6

In 1935 Count Basie, composer, jazz pianist and band leader, with his newly formed band developed his signature tune, which was what?

A
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
B
Animal Crackers in My Soup
C
Bess, You is My Woman Now
D
One O'Clock Jump
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7

Which of these was a nickname for Elizabeth I?

A
Speedos
B
Gloriana
C
Ellie the Great
D
Liza with a "Z"
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