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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 December 2015

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Feldspars, which make up over half of all minerals in the Earth's crust, are a group of rock-forming minerals characterised by the presence of aluminium and what else in their chemistry?

A
Silica ion
B
Calcium oxide
C
Potassium
D
Sodium oxide
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2

Where were the FIBA (Basketball) World Championships held in 2002?

A
Japan
B
Indianapolis, USA
C
Beijing
D
Seoul
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3

What is a "cataract"?

A
Food rations
B
Performance by kittens
C
Bad cough
D
Waterfall
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4

What title was taken by Napoleon Bonaparte on 2 December 1804?

A
Bonaparte the Great
B
King of France
C
The Liberator
D
Emperor of the French
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5

What are Memphis Minnie, Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey most well-known for?

A
Civil rights protest
B
Ethnic cuisine
C
Blues singing
D
Domestic violence
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6

Danish artist Robert Storm Petersen (1882-1949), known as Storm P, was celebrated for his work in which field?

A
Burlesque
B
Humorous cartoons and writing
C
Landscape painting
D
Murals
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7

Which of these is a type of cheese?

A
Gruyère
B
Molière
C
Eden
D
Fetlock
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