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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 November 2015

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1

Which of these is one of the 5 British classic horse races, first run in 1899, that is for 3 year olds at Newmarket in late April or early May?

A
The St. Leger Stakes
B
The Derby Stakes, aka The Derby & The Epsom Derby
C
The 2,000 Guineas Stakes
D
Epsom Oaks
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these was a city-state of ancient Mesopotamia, the remains of which are in present-day Al Hillah, Babil Province, Iraq, about 85 kilometers (55 miles) south of Baghdad?

A
Samaria
B
Alexandria
C
Babylon
D
Philippi
Select from the options above.
3

Which of these musicals was not composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber?

A
Tycoon (1992)
B
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (1968)
C
The Likes of Us (2005)
D
The Wizard of Oz (2011)
Select from the options above.
4

Whose last compositions, composed in 1948 when the composer was 84, were called "Four Last Songs"?

A
Oscar Hammerstein II
B
Irving Berlin
C
Mstislav Rostropovich
D
Richard Strauss
Select from the options above.
5

Which chemical process is involved in changing ethyl chloride to ethyl alcohol?

A
Osmosis
B
Hydrolysis
C
Electrolysis
D
Hydrostatics
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is a type of rice usually used to make risotto?

A
Lollypop
B
Basmati
C
Jasmine
D
Arborio
Select from the options above.
7

What is the name of the mountain range that runs for 870 miles for the full length of Italy?

A
Ambergris
B
Appetites
C
Apertures
D
Apennines
Select from the options above.
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