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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 August 2019

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Who, about to leave the Animals as bassist, brought Jimi Hendrix to London, signed him to a management and production contract and helped him form The Jimi Hendrix Experience?

A
Chas Chandler
B
Michael Jeffery
C
Noel Redding
D
Mitch Mitchell
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2

The first official World Cup for which sport, that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain, was held in 1986?

A
South Pacific
B
Westward Ho!
C
Orienteering
D
North by north-west
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3

Who was the first female artist to have a #1 album in the USA and the UK simultaneously?

A
Doris Day
B
Shirley Bassey
C
Barbra Streisand
D
Susan Boyle
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4

What light display in Antarctica is caused by atomic bombardment from the sun on the earth's magnetic field?

A
Aurora Australis
B
Aurora Borealis
C
Southern Cross
D
The Shiner
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5

Bagòs, Burrino, Casareccio di Gorreto, Crema, Double Gloucester, Gioda, Lancashire, Pierino, Sakura and Tabor are all types of what?

A
Sheep
B
Cheese
C
Cattle
D
Pigs
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6

In 1632 the Puritan William Prynne published "Histriomastix", over a thousand pages, showing that what were unlawful, incentives to immorality, and condemned by the scriptures, the fathers, modern Christian writers, and the wisest of the heathen philosophers?

A
Arranged marriages
B
Sculptures
C
Stage plays
D
Charging interest on loans
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7

What is the name for the measurement and description of navigable waters necessary for safe navigation of vessels?

A
Mal de mer
B
Oceanography
C
Bathygraphy
D
Hydrography
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