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General Knowledge Quiz for 8 April 2022

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1

The range of a double bassoon starts how much lower than a bassoon?

A
A fifth
B
2 octaves
C
Half an octave
D
1 octave
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2

Which of these was not a nickname for George Herman Ruth, Jr, the American Major League baseball player from 1914–1935?

A
The Sultan of Swat
B
Babe
C
The Bambino
D
Machine gun George
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3

Roughly where in the USA is the area called Tornado Alley?

A
East-West in Alaska
B
North-South: Washington to California
C
North-South: Dakota through Kansas and Oklahoma to Texas
D
East-West: California to Florida
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4

Wharton's Jelly is the gelatinous liquid found where?

A
In a beehive
B
In an umbilical cord
C
During rust removal
D
On a dessert plate
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5

What was the stage name of Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr., a singer and songwriter from 1957 until his accidental death in 1959, who is best known for his recording of "Chantilly Lace"?

A
Big Daddy
B
Big Bopper
C
Big Ears
D
Big Brother
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6

What was the occupation of the George Eliot character of Silas Marner?

A
Weaver
B
Cobbler
C
Gamekeeper
D
Ostler
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7

In Cairo 30 June 2012, Mohamed Morsi assumed the office of President of Egypt. What was particularly noteworthy about his taking the office?

A
He is the first Egyptian President with no previous political experience
B
He is the first President born outside Egypt
C
He is the first Christian President for Egypt
D
His was the first free democratic election of a President in Egypt
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