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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 April 2018

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1

What animals are the only characters in a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber?

A
Walruses
B
Dogs
C
Bears
D
Cats
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2

What were antimacassars used for?

A
To protect the upholstery on chair backs from hair oil
B
To protect varnished or oiled surfaces from hot cups and plates
C
To repel insects
D
To protect riding boots from horse hair and oil
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3

"Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry and the writer Timothy Leary were on what famous flight together?

A
The first bombing raid in the "Battle of Berlin" on 18 / 19 November 1943
B
American Airlines Flight 11 that hit the WTC North Tower on 11 September 2001
C
"Earthview 01: The Founders Flight" into space
D
The last flight of the Concorde on 24 October 2003
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4

In 1983 British athlete Ayodele (Daley) Thompson simultaneously held Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth Games titles in what sport?

A
Shot put
B
Long jump
C
Decathlon
D
Pentathlon
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5

Which German composer was assistant to Wagner at Bayreuth 1880-1, taught at Barcelona, Frankfurt and Berlin, and is best known for his opera "Hansel and Gretel"?

A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Engelbert Humperdinck
C
Franz Joseph Haydn
D
George Handel
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6

When was the island and port of Lagos, part of what is now the most populous city in Africa, ceded to Great Britain?

A
June 1882
B
February 1840
C
December 1899
D
August 1861
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7

Which of these is not a Mexican state?

A
Chihuahua
B
California Norte
C
Tabasco
D
Shiloh
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