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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 October 2015

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1

Which English composer, whose work included the operas "Koanga" and "A Village Romeo and Juliet" was attacked by paralysis in 1922, and became crippled and blind?

A
Edward Elgar
B
Henry Purcell
C
Jeremiah Clarke
D
Frederick Delius
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2

Where was the decisive battle on 24 June 1314 where Robert Bruce defeated Edward II's army and secured the independence of Scotland at that time?

A
Bosworth Field
B
Culloden
C
Bannockburn
D
Runnymede
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3

The music soundscape of three out of the four "Dirty Harry" films is associated with what Argentine pianist, composer, arranger and conductor?

A
Jerry Fielding
B
Lalo Schifrin
C
Burt Bacharach
D
Henry Mancini
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4

What is the nationality of the soccer player Ronaldinho?

A
Brazilian
B
Croatian
C
Australian
D
Argentinian
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5

When hair rises in reaction to cold or shock, the appearance of the skin is sometimes described as what?

A
Hedgehog hackles
B
Duck skin
C
Goose flesh
D
Alligator acne
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6

Which of these, whose coat is more or less constant in colour, is native to South America?

A
Llama
B
Guanaco
C
Alpaca
D
Vicuña
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7

In cooking, what French term is the equivalent of shish kebab, satay, and souvlaki?

A
En brochette
B
Au vin
C
Sauté
D
Brioche
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