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Daily Quiz #43

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 March 2009

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1

African nations boycotted the Montreal Olympic Games in 1976, as a protest against a recent tour of South Africa by a rugby team from which country?

A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
Tonga
D
Samoa
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2

What are Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg collectively known as?

A
Pyrenees
B
Cinque Ports
C
Hollandaise
D
Benelux
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3

Which painting was considered scandalous in 1863 because it showed nude women next to men dressed in contemporary clothing?

A
The Umbrellas by Pierre Auguste Renoir
B
Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe by Edouard Manet
C
At The Moulin Rouge by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
D
The House of Père Lacroix by Paul Cézanne
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4

Freckles, brownish yellow spots usually found mostly on the face, neck and hands are also known as …. ?

A
Impetigo
B
Lentigo
C
Lumbago
D
Clutch Cargo
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5

Where was the battle fought between the Royalist forces under Prince Rupert and Oliver Cromwell's men in June 1645 that was the key to the final downfall of Royalist forces a year later?

A
Agincourt
B
Naseby
C
Fairfax
D
Sheffield
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6

Who received a replacement gold medal at the 1996 Olympics for the one he allegedly threw away in 1960 after being refused service in a whites-only restaurant in his home town?

A
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay at the time of winning the medal)
B
Kent Green
C
Joe Frazier
D
Anthony Madigan
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7

Who were the lollards?

A
Followers of John Wycliffe in the 14th and 15th centuries
B
A group of unemployed who rioted in London in 1982
C
The inventors of the reclining lounge chair in 1961
D
The first unionists, from Tolpuddle, England, in 1834
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