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General Knowledge Quiz for 6 May 2018

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1

Which describes the saxophone-like wooden bodied musical instrument known as an octavin?

A
Percussion
B
Reed instrument
C
Stringed instrument
D
Flute
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2

The stars Betelgeuse, Rigel, Bellatrix, Mintaka, Alnilam, Mintaka, Alnitak, Alnitak and Saiph are found in which constellation?

A
Orion
B
Pisces
C
Cancer
D
Canis Major
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3

What word was used by poets and nineteenth-century Irish nationalists in English as a romantic name for Ireland, that is the name sometimes given to the female personification of Ireland?

A
Erin
B
Hibernia
C
Venus
D
Tootsie
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4

What relationship does the central character in the 1996 film "Jerry Maguire" have to sports?

A
His son is a tennis coach
B
He is a synchronised swimmer
C
He is a sports agent
D
He makes chess pieces
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5

What did the 1985 Accord signed by the US and four other nations at the Plaza Hotel in New York City in November apply to?

A
Cyber security
B
Free trade
C
Nuclear weapons
D
Control of currencies
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6

In 1919, three actors and a director formed the United Artists Corporation. Which of these was not one of the actors?

A
Charlie Chaplin
B
D. W. Griffith
C
Mary Pickford
D
Douglas Fairbanks
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7

The song "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin'" from the film "High Noon" was a big hit for Frankie Laine in the early 1950s. Who sang it on the film soundtrack?

A
Gene Autry
B
Tex Ritter
C
Roy Rogers
D
Frankie Laine
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