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General Knowledge Quiz for 1 July 2015

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1

Which of these was famous as a jazz drummer in the mid 20th century?

A
Glen Miller
B
Gene Krupa
C
Alexis Korner
D
Acker Bilk
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2

Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch and Giotto were based in what city in the first half of the 14th century?

A
Rome
B
Florence
C
Paris
D
Turin
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3

What is a connection between Phillip Hughes (1988-2014), Australian cricketer, and Roy McBridie, (1915 1960), New Zealand cricketer?

A
They played for the same club for some years
B
Great uncle and nephew
C
Grandfather and grandson
D
They both died while playing a match, from being struck in the neck by a cricket ball
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4

Chicago, Illinois, U S A, is on the shores of what body of water?

A
Lake Michigan
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Lake Huron
D
Hudson River
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5

What infectious disease, occurring commonly in epidemics and caused by a virus, is characterised by blotchy rash preceded by a running nose and eyes, with a rise in temperature and lassitude?

A
Chickenpox
B
Measles
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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6

In ballet, what is the name for a “dance duet” in which ballet steps are performed together?

A
Pas de deux
B
Danse à toi
C
Dosie duo
D
Cafe au lait
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7

In which country was the Battle of Vinegar Hill fought in 1798?

A
Sydney, Australia
B
North Carolina, USA
C
Ireland
D
Near Inverness, Scotland
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