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General Knowledge Quiz for 14 November 2021

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1

The singspiel "The Philosopher's Stone, or the Enchanted Isle" (1790) was composed jointly by Johann Baptist Henneberg, Benedikt Schack, Franz Xaver Gerl, and who else?

A
Jean-Philippe Rameau
B
Emanuel Schikaneder, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
C
André Grétry and Georg Anton Benda
D
Anton Schweitzer
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2

How many legs does a jerrymunglum have?

A
2
B
4
C
6
D
10 (8 true legs plus 2 pedipalps)
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3

The women's singles final of the US Open Tennis Championships in 2021 was contested by two teenage athletes. Top teenage players were not uncommon earlier in the US Open's 141 year history, but when was the last women's teenage final before 2021?

A
1999
B
2004
C
1982
D
1921
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4

Who wrote the children's book "The Fairy Caravan", about Tuppeny, a young guinea pig who joins a travelling circus?

A
Beatrix Potter
B
Enid Blyton
C
Eve Titus
D
Hugh Lofting
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5

Which country, after the collapse of its government-owned bank and via a referendum, decided in March 2010 not to pay Great Britain and the Netherlands the €3.9 billion that it owed them?

A
Ireland
B
Denmark
C
Germany
D
Iceland
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6

In Victorian London, what was thick smog called?

A
A swirler
B
A pea-souper
C
Black death
D
A ripper
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7

Buenos Aires and Montevideo are sited on opposite sides of which river?

A
The Orinoco
B
The Amazon
C
Elqui River
D
Rio de la Plata
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