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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 November 2015

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Which American swing and jazz guitarist's single string technique combined with amplification, while with Benny Goodman's bands between 1939 and 1941, helped bring the guitar out of the rhythm section and into the forefront as a solo instrument?

A
Thelonius Monk
B
Ward Kimball
C
Charlie Christian
D
Charlie Parker
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2

On the Christian calendar, Twelfth Day is also known by what name ?

A
Whitsun
B
Easter Monday
C
Day of the Feast of the Epiphany
D
Lady Day
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3

From 1797 to 1805 and from 1814 to 1866, the city of Venice was part of what country?

A
Greece
B
Turkey
C
Austria
D
Italy
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4

The navy from which country destroyed the Russian fleet at Port Arthur after a number of attacks in 1904 and 1905?

A
Canada
B
Great Britain
C
USA
D
Japan
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5

What field of work does renowned Brazilian SebastiĆ£o Salgado work in?

A
Economic research
B
Photography, and photojournalism
C
Mathematics
D
Poetry
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6

What is the staple food of a Gelada baboon?

A
Big-headed mole rat
B
The mountain nyala
C
Grass and other vegetable matter
D
Harenna shrew
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7

What is the name of an exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theatre and comedy that was created by Abe Saperstein in 1926 in Chicago, Illinois?

A
Queens Hitchhikers
B
Jersey Pigstrotters
C
Manhattan Wanderers
D
Harlem Globetrotters
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