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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 May 2020

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1

Round which planet do two shepherd moons circle named Ophelia and Cordelia?

A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Jupiter
D
Uranus
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2

The rock musical "Rent", about a group of artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side under the shadow of AIDS, is based on which Puccini opera?

A
Madama Butterfly
B
La Bohème
C
Tosca
D
Turandot
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3

In cuisine what is barding?

A
Wrapping lean meat, usually when it is to be roasted, with strips or layers of fat
B
Accompanying meals with music
C
Declaiming poetry written about food
D
An earthenware casserole
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4

Out of the following African countries, which has the largest population?

A
South Africa
B
Ethiopia
C
Nigeria
D
Sudan
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5

What musician was one of the first four to release a record under the new Virgin Records label?

A
Mike Oldfield
B
Sting
C
Robert Wyatt
D
John Lennon
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6

What military unit was established in 1831 so that foreign nationals could serve in a nation's Army?

A
The Special Air Service
B
The French Foreign Legion
C
The Special Boat Service
D
The Territorials
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7

A "tip off" is the start of each game in which sport?

A
Cricket
B
Field hockey
C
Baseball
D
Basketball
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