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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 November 2019

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1

Which of these is wine?

A
Clarion
B
Claret
C
Carrion
D
Claxon
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2

Dutch conductor and composer André Rieu, best known for creating an international revival in waltz music with his "Johann Strauss Orchestra" which began in 1987, is associated with which instrument?

A
Trumpet
B
Violin
C
Piano
D
Guitar
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3

What disaster occurred in Ireland in 1845?

A
Ulster earthquake
B
Great Fire of Dublin
C
Potato famine
D
Hurricane Eamon
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4

Which play’s characters comprise two married couples called Honey and Nick, and Martha and George?

A
The Lion In Winter
B
The Betrayal
C
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
D
All My Sons
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5

The cities of Benghazi and Tripoli are in which country?

A
Egypt
B
Ethiopia
C
Morocco
D
Libya
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6

What infectious disease, occurring commonly in epidemics and caused by a virus, is characterised by blotchy rash preceded by a running nose and eyes, with a rise in temperature and lassitude?

A
Chickenpox
B
Measles
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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7

On 12 September 1995, the Belarusian air force shot down a gas balloon, killing two Americans, during a race for which trophy?

A
Ranfurly Shield
B
Admiral's Cup
C
Borg-Warner Trophy
D
Gordon Bennett Cup
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