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Daily Quiz #124

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 May 2009

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1

Whose autobiography was entitled "Step Inside Love"?

A
Cilla Black
B
Lulu
C
Dusty Springfield
D
Xaveria Hollander
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2

Which of these fictional detectives smokes a pipe?

A
Hercule Poirot
B
Inspector Morse
C
Miss Marple
D
Inspector Maigret
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3

Which of these countries would you go to, to stand on a bank of the Danube River?

A
Georgia
B
Portugal
C
England
D
Hungary
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4

What type of aircraft powerplant uses a gas turbine to drive a propeller?

A
Biplane
B
Jet
C
Turbo prop
D
Monoplane
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5

In the advertising industry, what do cyclist Rebecca Romero, triple jumper Phillips Idowu, swimmer Gregor Tait and rugby players Paul Sackey, Steve Borthwick and Shane Williams have in common?

A
They were all sponsored by Nike at the Beijing Olympics
B
They own an advertising agency together
C
They have appeared naked in advertisements for "Powerade"
D
They all have ADIDAS banners outside their homes
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6

The 1812 Fire of Moscow, on 14 September 14 1812, broke out after most residents and Russian troops had abandoned the city, and whose troops had entered it?

A
Hitler
B
Napoleon
C
Lord Sandwich
D
Alexander the Great
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7

What is the name for radiations of a wavelength longer than and immediately next to the visible spectrum?

A
X Rays
B
Ultra violet
C
Rainbow
D
Infra red
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