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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 July 2015

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1

Which 74 year old singer performed most of his 2009 world tour in a dark suit, topped with a black fedora?

A
Billy Ocean
B
Frank Sinatra
C
Neil Young
D
Leonard Cohen
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2

Haricot beans are commonly used in what common canned product?

A
Spaghetti
B
Baked beans
C
Corned beef
D
Sardines
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3

In 2006 American Steven Wold became an overnight success in the UK, following more than 40 years in his profession, in what field?

A
Snooker champion
B
Blues musician
C
Winner of Britain's Got Talent
D
Fashion designer
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4

Which race, the first of which was in 1829 and held annually since 1856 (with the exception of the two world wars) is rowed each spring on the Thames in London?

A
Head of the River Fours
B
Henley Regatta
C
The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race
D
Goldthwait Cup
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5

An oil used in cosmetics is produced in the seed of which shrub?

A
Safflower
B
Joshua tree
C
Jojoba
D
Amaranth
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6

How many leaders are recognised in 2014 as absolute monarchs?

A
6
B
4
C
3
D
7
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7

Where would you observe the föhn effect?

A
On the North Frisian Islands on the German coast of the North Sea
B
On the lee, or downwind, side of a mountain range
C
In the Föhrenwald Displaced Persons camp in post-World War II Europe
D
In the rainforests along the Amazon River
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