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General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2017

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What is a guitar-based instrumental composed by Peter Green, released as a single by Fleetwood Mac in 1969, later featuring on the compilation albums The Pious Bird of Good Omen (UK) and English Rose (USA)?

A
Cormorant
B
Seagull
C
Vulture
D
Albatross
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2

By a proclamation of a binding "axis" and then a formal Pact a month later between, respectively, Germany-Italy and Germany-Japan an offensive alliance was sealed relating to what became known as World War II. When were the agreements made?

A
1936
B
1939
C
1922
D
1941
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3

Which of the following people made their debut as a dancer in 1908, appeared with the Diaghileff Company, and became a choreographer in 1912?

A
Rudolph Nureyev
B
Poul Gnatt
C
Vaslav Nijinsky
D
Mikhail Baryshnikov
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4

Which is most likely to be seen wild in Laos?

A
Armadillo
B
Pangolin
C
Aardvark
D
Echidna
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5

Electric Christmas tree lights were first used in what year?

A
1952
B
2001
C
1882
D
1701
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6

The circuit at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Notre-Dame, a man-made island in the St. Lawrence River, is named after which winning Formula One driver?

A
Gilles Villeneuve
B
Jacques Villeneuve
C
Jochen Rindt
D
Nelson Piquet
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7

Who is a senior servant in a large household, specifically in charge of the dining room, wine cellar, and pantries?

A
Secretary
B
Footman
C
Butler
D
Valet
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