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General Knowledge Quiz for 11 May 2017

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A former member of the band "Man Jumping" and composer of several operas, Scottish musician John Lunn also composed music for more than one UK TV series. Which one was BAFTA Award-nominated ?

A
Hotel Babylon
B
Downton Abbey
C
Little Dorrit (2008)
D
Grantchester
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2

What group, consisting of vibraphonist Milt Jackson, bassist Percy Heath, drummer Kenny Clarke and pianist John Lewis (as musical director), was formed in 1952?

A
Modern Jazz Quartet
B
Tremoloes
C
Blind Faith
D
Bepop Bingle Bongle Band
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3

Which city, established in 1849 as a protective Army outpost situated on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River, is the home of a NASCAR track called The Texas Motor Speedway?

A
Fort Lauderdale
B
Fort Knox
C
Fort Sumter
D
Fort Worth
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4

What is common to a stuga, lavvu or goahti?

A
They are flightless
B
They are dwellings
C
They are ice formations
D
They are breeds of reindeer
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5

What is the colloquial name for the trefoil plant?

A
Shamrock
B
Gladioli
C
Orchid
D
Cabbage
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6

The Boer War was fought in which country?

A
Ireland
B
South Africa
C
Afghanistan
D
India
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7

Which country won the Women’s Rugby Super Series 2016?

A
New Zealand
B
Canada
C
England
D
France
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