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General Knowledge Quiz for Tuesday, 22 February 2022

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In the 10 years before the US Open Tennis Championship was held at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City, where was it held?

A
Germantown Cricket Club, Philadelphia
B
Philadelphia Cricket Club, Grove Avenue, Philadelphia
C
Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island
D
West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, New York
Select from the options above.
2

Carbon is the main constituent of which of these?

A
Molasses
B
Turpentine
C
Brass
D
Charcoal
Select from the options above.
3

In what year did Sweden change its laws to allow a woman to inherit the throne, USSR stage its first rock festival, the border officially re-open between Spain and Gibraltar, Iceland democratically elect its first woman president, and the 10.14 mile (16.32km) long St Gotthard Road Tunnel open in Switzerland?

A
1990
B
1970
C
1987
D
1980
Select from the options above.
4

Meat is usually "hung" after the animal is killed to improve tenderness and flavour. The recommended time differs according to the meat; how long is the usual minimum for which beef is "hung"?

A
45 days
B
2 days
C
6 hours
D
10 to 11 days
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these has had the most influence on the architecture of Barcelona?

A
Georges-Eugène Haussmann
B
Frank Lloyd Wright
C
Christopher Wren
D
Antonio Gaudi
Select from the options above.
6

Which 17th century chef is said to have created duxelles, which feature notably in the preparation of Beef Wellington?

A
Marie-Antonin Carême
B
Nicolas Bonnefon
C
François Massialot
D
François Pierre de la Varenne
Select from the options above.
7

What separates Wales from Devon, England?

A
Bristol Channel
B
The mountains of Snowdonia
C
The Wash
D
River Avon
Select from the options above.
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