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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 October 2016

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Who wrote the operas "Punch and Judy" (1967), "The Mask of Orpheus" (1984), "Gawain" (1990), "The Second Mrs Kong" (1994), "The Last Supper" (2000) and "The Minotaur" (2008)?

A
Steve Reich
B
Harrison Birtwistle
C
Philip Glass
D
Peter Maxwell Davies
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2

What is a name given to a dried fish dish?

A
Goa steak
B
Calcutta veal
C
Delhi mutton
D
Bombay duck
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3

Who uses a petri dish?

A
Scientist
B
Mechanic
C
Plumber
D
Chef
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4

What actor co-created and portrays the fictional character Alan Partridge?

A
Eddie Izzard
B
Rowan Atkinson
C
Steve Coogan
D
Paul Merton
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5

Fort Worth is closest to which other Texas city?

A
San Antonio
B
Houston
C
Dallas
D
Pecos
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6

Harry Vardon was the first British golfer to win which of these?

A
Senior Players Championship
B
Senior British Open Championship
C
The Tradition
D
US Open Championship
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7

Which US State ended prohibition in November 1948, a law that had been in place there for 68 years?

A
Kentucky
B
Arkansas
C
Kansas
D
Utah
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