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General Knowledge Quiz for 20 February 2016

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1

The CN Tower which in 1975 became the world's tallest free-standing structure on land is part of the skyline of which city?

A
Auckland
B
London
C
Toronto
D
San Francisco
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2

In 1829 a 20 year old already accomplished composer made his first visit to Scotland and was so struck by the mists and the power of the seas that he wrote what piece?

A
Dialogue of the Wind and Sea by Benjamin Britten
B
Fingal's Cave by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
C
Karelia Suite by Jean Sibelius
D
La Mer by Claude Debussy
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3

Who's leigh is a vehicle that will travel fastest on snow?

A
Dur
B
Par
C
Bob
D
Mike
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4

Which four-time Grammy Award-winning artist's hit singles included "Fast Car", "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Baby Can I Hold You", "Give Me One Reason", "The Promise" and "Telling Stories"?

A
Joni Mitchell
B
Tracy Chapman
C
Patsy Cline
D
CĂ©line Dion
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5

What type of plant is "stinkhorn"?

A
Beech tree
B
Moss
C
Flowering shrub
D
Fungus
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6

In 1389, Queen Margaret ruled over Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Greenland, Iceland and which other country?

A
Japan
B
Scotland
C
Papua New Guinea
D
Finland
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7

Where are the headquarters of the World Backgammon Association, founded in 2001?

A
Malta
B
Monaco
C
USA
D
Portugal
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