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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 February 2016

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1

The musical "The Music Man" is set in what city?

A
Budapest
B
St Louis
C
San Francisco
D
River City
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2

Where is Saskatoon?

A
Sweden
B
New York, USA
C
New South Wales, Australia
D
Saskatchewan, Canada
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3

What is taxonomy?

A
The avoidance of paying a contribution to a nation's revenue
B
The art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals
C
The science of the classification of living and extinct organisms
D
The art of cooking a Mexican dish of meat etc. in a folded or rolled tortilla
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4

In 1980, Nikolai Andrianov (USSR/RUS) broke the record for being awarded the most Olympic medals (15) ever. What was his sport?

A
Golf
B
Soccer
C
Gymnastics
D
La crosse
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5

Under the Treaty of Utrecht (1713), which followed the War Of The Spanish Succession, Spain ceded Minorca and which other area to Britain?

A
Sark
B
Canary Islands
C
Gibraltar
D
Barcelona
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6

In 1945, which of these joined the British "Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service" as a Second Subaltern, trained as a driver and mechanic, drove a military truck, and rose to the rank of Junior Commander?

A
Princess (later Queen) Elizabeth
B
Lady Astor
C
Clementine Churchill
D
Florence Nightingale
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7

What name is given to a man's cotton or silk cloak buttoned down the front, with full sleeves, reaching to the ankles and worn with a sash?

A
Keratin
B
Kaftan
C
Kaolin
D
Kilmarnoch
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