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General Knowledge Quiz for 26 May 2015

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1

Which satirical 19th century American folk ballad talks of the merits of a little sister?

A
Oh My Darling Clementine
B
Down by the River Liv'd a Maiden
C
Oh! Susanna
D
Buffalo gals, won't you come out tonight
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2

"The Little Sparrow" was the nickname for which singer?

A
Marlene Dietrich
B
Billie Holiday
C
Edith Piaf
D
Mahalia Jackson
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3

Which of these countries does not border Thailand?

A
The Lao People's Democratic Republic
B
People's Republic of China
C
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
D
Kingdom of Cambodia
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4

What is the more common name for the white crystalline salt called hydrated sodium pyroborate?

A
Fire lighters
B
Heroin
C
Borax
D
Boron
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5

What is a strumpeteer?

A
An inhabitant of the town of Strümp in Germany
B
A provider of a prostitute to a customer
C
A player of a mediaeval musical instrument
D
A prostitute
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6

The winner of the second Formula One World Championship in 1951 also won the title in 1954, 1955, 1956 & 1957, a record of five World Championship titles which stood until 2003. Who was he?

A
Bobby Charlton
B
David Beckham
C
Juan Manuel Fangio
D
Jimmy Connors
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7

Where is the homeland of Queen Boudica (also Boudicca or Boadicea), who led a revolt against the Romans in England in the first century CE?

A
Wales
B
Norfolk
C
East Anglia
D
Scotland
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