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General Knowledge Quiz for 27 December 2019

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1

How long is a polo pitch?

A
500 yards
B
160 yards
C
100 yards
D
300 yards
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2

What is Ruth Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, CBE, popularly known for?

A
Funding research into climate change
B
Writing detective novels
C
Sculpture
D
Composing opera
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3

Belgian landscape and garden designer Jacques Wirtz specialised in sculpture using what medium?

A
Bamboo
B
Stone
C
Topiary and water
D
Corrugated iron
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4

What ancient Sumerian city stood on the banks of the Euphrates River between 3200 and 2300 BC?

A
Ah
B
Ur
C
Um
D
Eh
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5

What is the common name for London's Criminal Court?

A
Old Maid
B
Old Glory
C
Old Lady
D
Old Bailey
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6

What is the direct source of power which drives a Newcomen pump?

A
Water
B
Diesel
C
Hand-cranked ratchet
D
Steam
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7

What is the term used in music to designate a passage which brings a piece (or one movement thereof) to a conclusion?

A
Epilogue
B
Harmony
C
Cadenza
D
Coda
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