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General Knowledge Quiz for 5 November 2015

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1

In 1956 who wrote and introduced the song, ranked by the magazine Rolling Stone as #97 on their list of the 500 greatest songs of all time, "Roll Over, Beethoven"?

A
Johnnie Johnson's trio
B
Chuck Berry
C
Everly Brothers
D
Buddy Holly
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2

Which of these is NOT usually recognised as a patron saint of Ireland?

A
St Finian
B
St Columba
C
St Patrick
D
St Brigit of Kildare.
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3

In George Orwell's book "Animal Farm", "Boxer" was what kind of animal?

A
Pig
B
Horse
C
Cat
D
Cow
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4

In what year did competition for the Davis Cup begin?

A
1950
B
1900
C
1970
D
1920
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5

What name was given to the original owner of the skull found in Sussex in 1911 that was believed at the time to be from one of the oldest human race in Europe?

A
Nanjing Man
B
Neanderthal Man
C
Piltdown Man
D
Peking Man
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6

Where would you find the mosques of El Hakim, Amru, Hason, El Maayyad and El Sunkur?

A
Jerusalem
B
Mecca
C
Cairo
D
Baghdad
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7

The ancient city of Petra in Jordan, thought to have built around 312 BCE, is known for its towering rose red rocks and what quality of its buildings?

A
They are inverted cones
B
They are faced with tiled mosaics
C
They are underground
D
They are cut into the rock
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