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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 September 2015

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1

What is toasted garlic bread drizzled with olive oil seasoned with salt and pepper and served warm, called?

A
Tarantino
B
Flaminia
C
Bruschetta
D
Focaccia
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2

Who, called the "King of Jazz", was the leader of the most popular dance bands in the United States during the 1920s, commissioned and debuted George Gershwin's jazz-influenced "Rhapsody In Blue" in 1924?

A
Scott Joplin
B
Paul Whiteman
C
Fats Waller
D
Guy Lombardo
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3

Which of these is a German painter, sculptor, graphic artist and poet who worked mainly in the 20th century, who was one of the primary pioneers of the Dada movement and Surrealism?

A
Max Weber
B
Max Planck
C
Maxwell Smart
D
Max Ernst
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4

In baseball, what is the name of the player who throws the ball to a batter of the opposing team?

A
Catcher
B
Shortstop
C
Pitcher
D
Ewer
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5

In 2007, the largest known specimen of what, weighing 495 kg (1,091 lb) and measuring 4.2 m (14 ft) in length, was caught in the Ross Sea?

A
Colossal Squid
B
Pygmy Blue Whale
C
Conger eel
D
Hammer-head shark
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6

Which of these has the smallest area?

A
Estonia
B
Luxembourg
C
Cyprus
D
Isle of Man
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7

Which German Nazi leader flew solo from Ausberg in 1941 and landed by parachute near Glasgow on a private peace mission?

A
Himmler
B
Goering
C
Goebbels
D
Hess
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