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General Knowledge Quiz for Saturday, 28 October 2023

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1

What is the name for the cloud formation which is suggested as a source of some sightings of UFOs (unidentified flying objects)?

A
Lenticular
B
Cirrocumulus
C
Mackerel sky
D
Jellyfish cloud
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2

Military signals are given on which musical instrument?

A
Bugle
B
Trombone
C
Cello
D
Clarinet
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3

In the mid-twentieth century, American antiques dealer William H. Guthman was among the first to reframe 18th century carving or painting on what, as colonisers' folk art?

A
Byproducts of whales, such as bones or cartilage
B
Window transoms
C
Powder horns
D
Rocking chairs
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4

A brutal lightweight unification fight in 2005 (of the WBO and WBC titles), was won by Diego Corrales with a TKO in the tenth round, after what?

A
His opponent fell out of the ring and was knocked out
B
He had been almost knocked out twice himself in that round
C
The ring was flooded with Lego pieces
D
His opponent passed out
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5

When did the spinning jenny become an element in the Industrial Revolution in Britain?

A
Mid 17th century
B
Late 18th century
C
Early 19th century
D
16th century
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6

Who is the only 20th century US president carved into Mount Rushmore?

A
Theodore Roosevelt
B
Woodrow Wilson
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
George Washington
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7

At the 2010 Grammy Awards, who set a new record for the most wins by a female artist in one night, winning six?

A
Lady Gaga
B
Beyoncé
C
Susan Boyle
D
Gracie Fields
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