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General Knowledge Quiz for 4 October 2021

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1

Who sang, backed by U2, as the first song in the Live 8 concert in Hyde Park, London, in 2005?

A
Mick Jagger
B
Elton John
C
David Bowie
D
Paul McCartney
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2

What concept was described and highlighted in a 1983 book edited by European-British historian Eric Hobsbawm and British Africanist Terence Ranger?

A
Pizza effect
B
Invented tradition
C
Imagined community
D
Folklorismus
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3

Which of these entertainments was introduced to the western world last?

A
Sudoku
B
Frisbee
C
Chess
D
Mah Jong
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4

Jim Reeves, Marty Robbins and Dolly Parton are associated with what style of music?

A
Jazz
B
Country
C
Heavy metal
D
Opera
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5

The fifth longest river in Africa, the Rhumel (or Ampsaga) River, runs through which country?

A
Morocco
B
Algeria
C
Libya
D
Mauritania
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6

Oil from oil wells was first used for what?

A
Evaporate brine to produce salt
B
Fuelling railway engines
C
Lubricating weaving machines
D
Lighting
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7

Which of these is the name for a textbook of magic spells?

A
Omnibus
B
Almanac
C
Lexicon
D
Grimoire
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