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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 October 2016

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1

What is celadon?

A
A Greek goddess
B
A shrew-like mammal
C
Indonesian lettuce
D
Ceramics, or ceramic glaze
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2

When and where was a standardised time system first used?

A
1886, Japan
B
1883, Pennsylvania, USA
C
1909, Amsterdam. The Netherlands
D
1847, UK
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3

Which Hungarian wrote light operas including "The Land of Smiles", "Frederica" and "The Merry Widow"?

A
Béla Bartók
B
Franz Liszt
C
Franz Lehar
D
Gustav Mahler
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4

What NFL wide receiver is referred to as "Megatron"?

A
Calvin Johnson
B
Jerry Rice
C
Dez Bryant
D
Vincent Jackson
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5

If you sailed from the Aegean through the Sea of Marmara, the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, and followed the Volga-Don canal, where would you end up?

A
North Sea
B
White Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Black Sea
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6

Where was Sweeney Todd's place of business?

A
Baker Street
B
Mayfair
C
Fleet Street
D
Charing Cross Road
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7

In humans, the adult skull is normally made up of 22 bones, which are joined together by sutures, rigid articulations permitting very little movement, except for which one?

A
Jawbone
B
Tailbone
C
Funny bone
D
Thigh bone
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