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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 November 2015

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Which of these did not feature on the 1987 album "Trio", that sold over 3 million copies and won Grammy Awards for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, and was nominated for the Album of the Year?

A
Loretta Lynn
B
Dolly Parton
C
Emmylou Harris
D
Linda Ronstadt
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2

The dish Apple Charlotte is said to be named after whose wife?

A
Napoleon
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
George Washington
D
George III
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3

What is a violet variety of quartz used in jewellery, that the ancient Greeks and Romans believed protected its owner from drunkenness?

A
Emerald
B
Amethyst
C
Diamond
D
Beryl
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4

What did Lubumbashi, the second largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, used to be known as?

A
Jamestown
B
Victoria
C
√Člisabethville
D
Charleston
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5

What was the name of the hurricane that badly damaged New Orleans in 2005?

A
Katrina
B
Katherine
C
Jennifer
D
Leone
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6

What 1976-9 UK TV series, written by David Nobbs, frequently featured brief footage of a hippopotamus?

A
Bouquet of Barbed Wire
B
A Bit of A Do
C
Blott on the Landscape
D
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
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7

The Wimbledon tennis tournament is held at which tennis club in London?

A
The All England Club
B
The Oval
C
Henley Tennis Club
D
Hyde Park Rangers Club
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