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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 January 2016

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1

What instrument is played by blues artists Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter, Charlie Musselwhite and Junior Wells?

A
Guitar
B
Harmonica
C
Bass
D
Saxophone
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2

Which country lies between Spain and France, in the Pyrenees?

A
Monaco
B
Andorra
C
San Marino
D
Liechtenstein
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3

What are Portman Park and Steepledowns?

A
Grand National winners
B
Starter chairs
C
Virtual racecourses
D
Types of bed
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4

What was the musical work by Mike Oldfield released as an album, containing only one track on each side, in 1973?

A
Tubular Bells
B
Classical Gas
C
War of the Worlds
D
The Six Wives of Henry the Eighth
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5

In 2015 palaeontologists from Edinburgh and Beijing announced the discovery of the fossil of an almost complete feathered and winged, although almost certainly flightless, theropod which is an ancestor of what?

A
Triceratops
B
Megalosaurus
C
Tyrannosaurus Rex
D
Velociraptor
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6

In Western films, what is a "saloon"?

A
Hardware store
B
Bar
C
Stable
D
Jail
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7

What does the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom relate directly to?

A
Its atomic number
B
The number of neutrons it has
C
Its size
D
Its willingness to form compounds
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