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General Knowledge Quiz for 2 February 2016

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1

Which seabird that ranges widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific has the largest wingspan of any existing birds?

A
Belcher's gull
B
Albatross
C
Cormorant
D
Kittiwake
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2

What is the name of the seaway through the Arctic from Europe, north of Asia to the Pacific Ocean?

A
Bering Strait
B
North East Passage
C
Cook Strait
D
Barents Strait
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3

Which bandleader was at the top of the Billboard "Best Sellers in Stores" chart from 29 November 1941 to 2 May 1942 (except for one week) with four different tunes?

A
Harry James
B
Jimmy Dorsey
C
Woody Herman
D
Glenn Miller
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4

James A Michener wrote the stories upon which musical was based?

A
The Phantom of the Opera
B
South Pacific
C
igh School Musical
D
The Wizard of Oz
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5

In terms of world tennis what is considered a complete Grand Slam?

A
Winning the French Open, the Australian Open and Wimbledon
B
Winning all four of the Majors
C
Winning both Wimbledon and the US Open
D
Winning all four of the Majors in one calendar year
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6

What appeared in a newspaper for the first time on 22 March 1904 in the USA's "Daily Illustrated Mirror"?

A
The photo finish of a horse race
B
Times New Roman typeface
C
Pictures of entertainers, not just politicians
D
Colour photographs
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7

The liver of a goose or duck, when made into food, is called what?

A
Foie gras
B
Coup de grâce
C
Bain-marie
D
Mise en scène
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