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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 October 2015

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1

At what location was the US Transcontinental Railroad completed?

A
Las Vegas, NV
B
Promontory Point, UT
C
Boulder, CO
D
Salt Lake City, UT
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2

Which of these was a TV series starring Ronnie Barker?

A
Open All Hours
B
Shut Today
C
Early Closing
D
Back In Ten Minutes
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3

Which of these words best describes Wales?

A
Republic
B
Kingdom
C
Principality
D
County
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4

What is a ribosome?

A
A machine in a living cell for making proteins
B
An activator of vitamins, and something to break down carbohydrates
C
A catalyst for ribose reactions
D
A floating rib
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5

The "galop" from Offenbach's "Orphée aux Enfers" is generally associated with what?

A
British royal coronations
B
Can can
C
Hitler's most publicised Nuremberg rally
D
The funeral of Ronald Reagan
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6

During the Industrial Revolution in England Henry Cort became famous for what?

A
The cotton gin
B
The reverbatory furnace
C
A puddling process for refining iron
D
Flying shuttle
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7

What sport do players in the Super League compete in?

A
Soccer
B
Rugby league
C
Gridiron football
D
Lacrosse
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