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General Knowledge Quiz for 7 November 2015

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Some early cellos are found with holes drilled in the base of the neck; what purpose did the holes serve?

A
To hold ornamental ribbons
B
To take cleats to hold the cello securely in its case
C
For rope to hold it round the player's neck when the cello was played in processions
D
To take a hook to hold spare bows during performance
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2

Pepys, Wesley, Evelyn and Greville have what famous items in common?

A
Diaries
B
Battles
C
Scientific discoveries
D
Speed records
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3

A United Nations report published in July 2007 placed which country first in the industrialized world in marijuana use, at 14.1% of the population?

A
Canada
B
Australia
C
USA
D
The Netherlands
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4

Which of these is a type of omelette originating from Spain?

A
Picador
B
Tortilla
C
Hacienda
D
Cannelloni
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5

Which of these was a heavyweight boxing champion who was nicknamed "the Ambling Alp"?

A
Luigi Musina
B
Primo Carnera
C
Paulino Uzcudun
D
Max Baer
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6

Who had the lead roles in the TV series "Callan" and "The Equaliser"?

A
Brad Pitt
B
Sean Connery
C
David McCallum
D
Edward Woodward
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7

The capital of the USA is Washington, D.C. What does "D.C." stand for?

A
Diplomatic Convocation
B
Democratic Convention
C
District of Columbia
D
Dream Centre
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