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General Knowledge Quiz for 21 September 2016

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1

Six "Brandenburg Concertos" were written by which composer?

A
J S Bach
B
Brahms
C
Beethoven
D
Berlioz
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2

In total area, in relation to Western Europe, the United States is about … ?

A
Two and a half times the size
B
Four times the size
C
Half the size
D
The same size
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3

Ignis fatuus, a faintly luminous flame which hovers over marshy places, is known as a Jack O' Lantern or what?

A
Leprechaun
B
Wee Willie Winkie
C
Lady of the Lake
D
Will o' the wisp
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4

What is the name of the English law that prevents anyone building so as to completely cut out light from a window that had provided light for at least 20 years?

A
Storey Law
B
Window Tax
C
Ancient Lights
D
Glass protection
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5

What is the next in this series: Moscow, Los Angeles, Seoul …

A
Atlanta
B
Sydney
C
Barcelona
D
Athens
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6

How does the character played by Johnny Depp die at the end of the musical film "Sweeney Todd" (2007)?

A
His throat is cut
B
He is hanged
C
He is transported to Australia
D
He is thrown from the roof of a building
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7

The phrase "as green as grass" is an example of … what?

A
Litotes
B
Metaphor
C
Simile
D
Hyperbole
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