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General Knowledge Quiz for 25 May 2013

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1

Who is Grizabella?

A
The founder of a line of fashion tights
B
An alter ego of Jean Racine
C
One of the witches in Macbeth
D
A character in Cats
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2

To travel by sea from the British mainland to the Channel Islands, it is necessary to travel through the territorial waters of which country?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Republic of Ireland
D
Denmark
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3

Which team won the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan, that was held in October / November 2010?

A
USA
B
Brazil
C
Japan
D
Russia
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4

What reaction did Bob Dylan receive to the second night of his performances at the Newport Folk Festival on Sunday 25 July 1965?

A
Polite applause
B
Silence
C
Booing
D
Wild cheering
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5

Which of these is recognised as an astronomer?

A
Sir Barnes Wallis
B
Sir Fred Hoyle
C
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
D
Sir Richard Branson
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6

What name is given to the cabin that is suspended from a balloon?

A
Bungee
B
Babylon
C
Gondola
D
Bassinette
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7

Who was the first and only British Prime Minister to be assassinated in office?

A
William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland
B
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
C
Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool
D
Spencer Perceval
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