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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 October 2016

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1

Which ragtime pianist, between 1894 and 1915, composed tunes such as "The Entertainer" that became popular in 1973 after being included in the film "The Sting"?

A
Clifford Jordan
B
Scott Joplin
C
Jelly Roll Morton
D
Duke Ellington
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2

Which North American country reaches the furthest north?

A
Mexico
B
USA
C
Canada
D
Panama
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3

What was the name of George Stephenson's first steam engine, which first ran on the Manchester and Liverpool Railway in 1830?

A
Puffing Billy
B
The Rocket
C
The Flying Scotsman
D
The Cheltenham Flyer
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4

Which of these drinks is made from cherries?

A
Kirsch
B
Vodka
C
Kava
D
Ouzo
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5

The 1961 film "The Misfits" was the last film made by Clark Gable and who else?

A
Marilyn Monroe
B
Thelma Ritter
C
Montgomery Clift
D
Eli Wallach
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6

American Iva Ikuko Toguri D'Aquino, who was convicted for treason in 1949 and pardoned by US President Gerald Ford in 1977, was popularly known as whom?

A
Yoko Ono
B
Tokyo Rose
C
Madam Butterfly
D
The Nightingale of Nanking
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7

What is the name of the golf club at St Andrews, Scotland, founded in 1754, whose motto is "Far and Sure"?

A
The Golf Club of Scotland
B
Royal St Andrews Golf Club
C
St Andrews Golf Club
D
Royal and Ancient Golf Club
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