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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 October 2014

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What term is used for a volcanic rock that is a solidified frothy lava typically created when super-heated, highly pressurised rock is violently ejected from a volcano, formed when lava and water are mixed, due to the simultaneous actions of rapid cooling and rapid depressurisation?

A
Emery
B
Diamond
C
Silicon carbide
D
Pumice
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2

Which of these was a concept album released by The Who?

A
Exile on Main Street
B
The Wall
C
Wish You Were Here
D
Quadrophenia
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3

Which of these is not part of a standard 3 piece suit?

A
Trousers
B
Jacket
C
Tie
D
Waistcoat
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4

What city was the sewerage system built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette in the late 19th century designed to serve?

A
Frankfurt, Germany
B
Paris, France
C
Stockholm, Sweden
D
London, UK
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5

What was the height achieved at the 2012 Olympic Games, an Olympic record, by Reynaud Lavillennie to win the men's pole vault?

A
5.05 m (16 ft 6 3⁄4 in)
B
5.97 m (19 ft 7 in)
C
5 m (16 ft 5 in)
D
4.95 m (16 ft 3 in)
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6

Who was the director of "The Maltese Falcon" and "The African Queen"?

A
John Huston
B
Alfred Hitchcock
C
Howard Hawks
D
Elia Kazan
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7

In which state of the USA would you find the Great Salt Lake?

A
Idaho
B
Omaha
C
Utah
D
Oklahoma
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