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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2016

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Who was the American who, in 1871, collected animals and freaks for a travelling circus, menagerie and museum, which by 1872 was billing itself as "The Greatest Show on Earth"?

A
William Cody
B
Phineas Taylor Barnum
C
Albert Ringling
D
James Bailey
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2

Composer Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1713) is associated with which instrument?

A
Steel guitar
B
Mandolin
C
Ukulele
D
Violin
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3

Where is the village of Chamonix?

A
Germany
B
France
C
Canada
D
USA
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4

Which of these is a slender-billed wading bird related to the stork?

A
Ibis
B
Ibex
C
Ibanez
D
Isis
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5

Who held the record for the number of Grand Slam tennis tournaments before it was beaten by Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2009?

A
Lleyton Hewitt
B
Rafael Nadal
C
Pete Sampras
D
Andre Agassi
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6

Fado is a type of music from which country?

A
Chile
B
Brazil
C
Argentina
D
Portugal
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7

The Battle of Bull Run was fought in which war?

A
World War I
B
American Civil War
C
World War II
D
Boer War
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