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General Knowledge Quiz for 15 November 2020

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1

From what are capers obtained?

A
Nettle leaves
B
Fish roe
C
Flower buds
D
Lemon rind
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2

In the USA, what name is given to an isolated hill with steep sides and a small flat top?

A
Barchan
B
Bora
C
Bluster
D
Butte
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3

Two triumphal arches were designed in 1806 to stand in Paris and celebrate the successes of Napoléon Bonaparte; one (the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile) was not completed until 1836, but the other was completed in 1808 and stands where?

A
At the centre of the Place du Panthéon
B
In the business district of La Défense in the commune of Puteaux
C
On the Île de la Cité
D
In the Place du Carrousel
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4

In the British TV series "Til Death Do Us Part", who played Alf Garnett's wife?

A
Joan Sims
B
Dandy Nichols
C
June Whitfield
D
Jean Alexander
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5

Tic-tac-toe is another name for which game?

A
Noughts and crosses
B
Solitaire
C
Hangman
D
Ludo
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6

What piece of music was played by German radio in 1945 after the announcement of the death of Adolf Hitler?

A
Elgar's "Pomp and Circumstance"
B
Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
C
The Adagio from Anton Bruckner's 7th Symphony
D
Vera Lynn with "(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover"
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7

What does "xylophilous" refer to?

A
A wood carver
B
Growing in or living on wood
C
Something constructed of wooden slats
D
A resonant ringing when beaten
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