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General Knowledge Quiz for Sunday, 6 February 2022

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1

Who performed in the first concert link into space, which was sent from Anaheim California to the space shuttle Discovery in 2005?

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

Between 1903 and 1904, sites in the Australian townships of Albury, Tumut, Orange, Bombala and Dalgety were considered for what purpose?

A
WWF headquarters
B
A nuclear testing range
C
The capital of Australia
D
An aboriginal reservation
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3

Which of these is the name for a pear-shaped musical instrument made of metal or terracotta with a mouthpiece and eight finger holes?

A
Ocarina
B
Harmonica
C
Piccolo
D
Cor Anglais
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4

Arizona and 3 other US states share a border with Mexico. Which of these is NOT one of them?

A
Texas
B
California
C
New Mexico
D
Nevada
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5

When did sprinter and long jumper Carl Lewis win the first of his Olympic gold medals?

A
1960
B
1984
C
2012
D
1976
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6

What is the occupation of the title character in "Finnegan's Wake" by James Joyce?

A
Professor of Law
B
Hod carrier
C
Game keeper
D
Machine operator
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7

Relative to the sun in our solar system what does 1.30 parsecs represent?

A
Distance to the sun's nearest neighbour star, Proxima Centauri
B
The speed needed to escape the sun's gravity
C
Its luminance
D
The energy emitted by the average flare
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