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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 September 2017

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1

What is on the northern border of South Dakota?

A
New York
B
Texas
C
Florida
D
North Dakota
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2

What is a melisma?

A
An arching phrase of music
B
Several notes and pitches sung to one syllable of text
C
A played musical decorative phrase
D
A rising octave
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3

Which of these is not part of Richard Wagner's "Ring Cycle"?

A
Die Walküre
B
Götterdammerung
C
Das Rheingold
D
Eugene Onegin
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4

Who was backed by the Dakotas?

A
The Everly Brothers
B
Cliff Richard
C
Bobby Rydell
D
Billy J Kramer
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5

At Turin (2006), who became the first Canadian to win five medals in one Olympic Games?

A
Danielle Goyette
B
Eric Heiden
C
Gaétan Boucher
D
Cindy Klassen
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6

What is a "cere" in relation to a bird?

A
The longest wing feather
B
A waxy structure at the base of the bill
C
Toenail
D
A quiff of feathers above the eye
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7

What or who was Durendal?

A
A great Irish poet
B
The sword with which St George killed a dragon in the British Isles
C
A Greek inventor, creator of the ancient Labyrinth
D
The sword of Roland, a knight in Charlemagne's forces
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