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General Knowledge Quiz for 29 January 2018

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Which 1967 song begins with "And now the end is near and so I face the final curtain"?

A
Moonlight In Vermont
B
Come Fly With Me
C
My Way
D
Tea For Two
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2

Tāufaʻāhau I, later known as George Tupou I, finally united what country under his rule in 1852?

A
The Cook islands
B
Hawaii
C
New Guinea
D
Tonga
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3

Which American blues, soul, R&B, rock & roll and jazz singer/songwriter has won 4 Grammys, 17 Blues Foundation Music Awards, and been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1993), the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame (2001) and the Grammy Hall of Fame (both 1999 & 2008)?

A
Patti LaBelle
B
Etta James
C
Aretha Franklin
D
Irma Thomas
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4

In 1679 the French physicist, priest and plant physiologist Edme Mariotte independently discovered a law just previously published by an Anglo-Irish scientist; it is known in English speaking science primarily as what?

A
Hooke's Law
B
Boyle's Law
C
Halley's Theory
D
Newton's Second Law
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5

Soccer player George Best once said that he spent 95% of his money on wine, women and song, and the other 5% he ... what?

A
Used to buy houses
B
Saved
C
Gave to the poor
D
Wasted
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6

When was the first live, international, satellite television production broadcast?

A
1990
B
1973
C
1981
D
1967
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7

What is the name for the British manufacturing district that includes Birmingham, Wolverhampton, West Bromich, Dudley, Smethwick and Walsall?

A
Leeds
B
Factory city
C
Industrial county
D
Black country
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