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Daily Quiz #214

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 August 2009

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Which automobile design has a passenger cabin with an integrated cargo space, accessed from behind by a single, top-hinged tailgate or large flip-up window, commonly with two rows of seats, with the rear seat able to fold down to increase cargo space?

A
Hatchback
B
Cabriolet
C
Coupe
D
Convertible
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these wine regions is in Italy?

A
Burgundy
B
Piedmont
C
Rhone Valley
D
Bordeaux
Select from the options above.
3

In which city was the Sri Lankan cricket team attacked with a bomb, grenade launcher and rifles in March 2009?

A
Mumbai
B
Lahore
C
Calcutta
D
Delhi
Select from the options above.
4

What is the most common colour of a topaz?

A
Green
B
Blue
C
Yellow
D
Brown
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5

Who coined the term "Big Bang" to explain the difference between it and his theory of the "steady state" expanding universe?

A
Sir Fred Hoyle
B
Arthur C Clarke
C
Stephen Hawking
D
Carl Sagan
Select from the options above.
6

Which of Shakespeare's plays was made into a film in 1953 starring Marlon Brando, James Mason, Louis Calhern, John Gielgud, Deborah Kerr and Greer Garson?

A
Julius Caesar
B
Henry V
C
Hamlet
D
Romeo and Juliet
Select from the options above.
7

After twelve men met in his bedroom in 1844, what was founded by Sir George Williams?

A
Salvation Army
B
Pink Triangle
C
Boy Scout movement
D
YMCA
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