General Knowledge Quiz (Round 96)

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The Halle orchestra was founded in 1858. In which city is it based?
Manchester

 

Carole King's Tapestry album was released and became the longest charting album by a female solo artist in which year?
1971

 

Who published works under the pen name Currer Bell?
Charlotte Bronte

 

William Pitt 'the younger' was prime minister from 1783 to 1801. How old was he when he became Prime Minister? a) 24 b) 26 c) 28
a) 24

 

Who was the only President of the Confederate States of America?
Jefferson Davis

 

The Kennington Oval hosted the final of which inaugural competition in 1872?
The FA Cup final

 

What is the fifth planet from the Sun?
Jupiter

 

What is the name for the process of the loss of water vapor through the stomata of leaves .
Transpiration

 

What does the name Flummery refer to? a) a dessert b) a card game c) a confused person
a) a dessert

 

Rugby - Which Super League side plays at Stade Gilbert Brutus in Perpignan, France?
Catalan Dragons