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General Knowledge Quiz for 28 August 2019

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1

On what does the cast of Andrew Lloyd Weber's musical "Starlight Express" perform?

A
Roller skates
B
Ice skates
C
Model railway engines
D
Chairs
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2

Gordon Banks (1937-2019) and Gordon Banks (1958 on) are both notable, on either side of the Atlantic, in what field?

A
Water polo
B
Football
C
Sculpture
D
Stand-up comedy
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3

Which of these is a type of somersault in gymnastics?

A
Vinaigrette
B
Pepperoni
C
Mustard drop
D
Salto
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4

June Middleton, of Melbourne, Australia, who died aged 83 in 2009, was in the Guinness Book of Records for spending the most time in what?

A
A refrigerator
B
An iron lung
C
"Harry Potter" film screenings
D
A coal mine
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5

The names of how many US states begin with "W"?

A
6
B
8
C
2
D
4
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6

Where did the world's first commercial passenger tram run?

A
Mumbai, India
B
Wales, UK
C
Chicago, USA
D
Nelson, New Zealand
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7

In the late 16th century when the phrase was first recorded in England, what did the phrase "wild goose chase" refer to?

A
A form of horse race
B
A form of falconry
C
A day in the year when serfs and servants were allowed to hunt for wild meat
D
The formation for beaters in bird hunt
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