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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 July 2014

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1

Which of these is a portmanteau word?

A
Smog
B
Boogie
C
Feet
D
Gladstone bag
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2

In 1986, who set a new record for scoring the quickest century in test cricket in terms of balls faced (from 56 balls)?

A
Clive Lloyd
B
Viv Richards
C
Gordon Greenidge
D
Shane Warne
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3

What is Japan's attack on Pearl Harbour on 7 December 1941 reported to have mainly lead to?

A
USA entered WW II and was able to attack Japan without being the aggressor
B
Emperor Hirohito ate his first hamburger
C
A drop in sales for pink pearls
D
A peak in aeroplane design and building
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4

Which of these is an architect for supertall buildings, such as 10 Fleet Place, Ludgate, London (1992), AT&T Corporate Center, Chicago (1989), Jubilee Park Pavilion, London (2004) and the Trump International Hotel & Tower, Chicago (2009)?

A
Tom Wright
B
Adrian Smith
C
William van Alen
D
Robert Adam
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5

Which is the largest known of these invertebrates?

A
Jellyfish
B
Squid
C
Lobster
D
Octopus
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6

Above the confluence of the Rio Negro the Amazon River is known by another name in Brazil, which is...?

A
Solimões
B
Marañón
C
Ucayali
D
Apurímac
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7

Which of these people was not a member of the " electric" band that backed Bob Dylan at his performance at the Newport Folk Festival on Sunday 25 July 1965?

A
Levon Helm
B
Mike Bloomfield
C
Al Kooper
D
Barry Goldberg
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