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General Knowledge Quiz for 18 February 2022

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With what instrument are Charlie Christian, Les Paul, Tiny Grimes, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Jimmy Raney, Tal Farlow, Kenny Burrell, Grant Green, Wes Montgomery, and Jim Hall associated?

A
Trumpet
B
Guitar
C
Trombone
D
Saxophone
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2

The main ingredients of gunpowder are saltpetre, charcoal and what else?

A
More carbon
B
Sulphur
C
Lead
D
Hydrochloric acid
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3

The first road tunnel known to have been dug under a navigable river spans which river?

A
Mersey, England
B
Neva, Russia
C
Thames, England
D
Elbe, Germany
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4

What is the capital of Lebanon?

A
Beirut
B
Colombo
C
Wellington
D
Bangkok
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5

Who stars in the TV series "Californication"?

A
David Duchovny
B
Jason Lee
C
Ed O'Neill
D
Thomas Gibson
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6

British world champion, double Olympic gold medalist and extreme sportsman James Cracknell won his medals in what sport?

A
Javelin
B
Archery
C
Equestrian eventing
D
Rowing
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7

American graphic designer and film maker Saul Bass commented: "I'm a working man. Perhaps I’m luckier than most in that I receive considerable satisfaction from doing useful work which I, and sometimes others, think is good". Which of the words in the comment is a gerundive?

A
Receive
B
Doing
C
Than
D
Working
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