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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 August 2013

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Which of these, the most popular spectator sport in Ireland, is a form of football played mainly in Ireland by teams of 15 on a rectangular grass pitch with H-shaped goals at each end?

A
Curling
B
Gaelic football
C
Taoiseach
D
Eisteddfod
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2

Which of these is an opera in 3 acts composed by William Vincent Wallace, with a libretto by Edward Fitzball based on the play "Don César de Bazan" by Adolphe d'Ennery & Philippe François Pinel Dumanoir that was first produced at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on 15 November 1845?

A
The Turn of the Screw
B
Tancredi
C
The Pearl Fishers
D
Maritana
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3

In 1459, the Battle of Blore Heath in Staffordshire, England, 2 miles east of Market Drayton in Shropshire, was the first major battle of which campaign?

A
The Seven Years War
B
The Wars of the Roses
C
The English Civil War
D
Jacobite Rebellion
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4

How are coffee beans harvested?

A
Plucked from a tree like apples
B
Dug up from the ground like potatoes
C
Threshed from stalks like wheat
D
Picked up from the ground like cabbages
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5

She started in "Hair", created the roles of Eva Peron in "Evita" and Grizabella in "Cats", and is commonly called the First Lady of British Musical Theatre. Who is she?

A
Elaine Paige
B
Barbra Streisand
C
Judi Dench
D
Helen Mirren
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6

Where is the Arafura Sea?

A
Between Jamaica and Cuba
B
Between Greece and Italy
C
Between Finland and Russia
D
Between Australia and New Guinea
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7

Sauerkraut is made with which of these?

A
Lettuce
B
Cabbage
C
Cauliflower
D
Cucumber
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