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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 January 2015

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1

Who won a record six motorcycle speedway World Championships in 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1977 and 1979?

A
Barry Briggs
B
Ivan Mauger
C
Peter Collins
D
Ole Olsen
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2

What is zabaglione?

A
Heroin
B
Skiing style
C
Suit case made of lion skin
D
Dessert
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3

Which of these composers was an American whose early works include an opera, premièred in 1984, sung in Akkadian, Biblical Hebrew, and Ancient Egyptian?

A
Glass
B
Webber
C
Gershwin
D
McCartney
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4

Who is the only president of the USA to have been elected four times?

A
George Bush
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
Franklin D Roosevelt
D
Bill Clinton
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5

What did Edgar the Atheling spectacularly fail to do in England in 1066?

A
Drive the Danes out of England
B
Succeed to the throne vacated by the death of Edward the Confessor
C
Command the tide not to come in
D
Start a crusade
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6

What is the name of the swampy area in Florida, south of Lake Okeechobee?

A
Yosemite
B
The Florida Marshes
C
Orlando Bogs
D
Everglades
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7

What are spiracles used for?

A
Breathing
B
Drilling a hole
C
Drawing a mathematical figure
D
Holding prey
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