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Daily Quiz #296

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 November 2009

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1

What is the next in the series 1, 4, 25, 676?

A
9999998
B
1096
C
555888
D
458329
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2

Where are the Straits of Magellan?

A
Between Tierra del Fuego and Chile
B
Between Japan and Taiwan
C
Between Scotland and the Orkney Islands
D
Between Sakhalin Island and the Russian mainland
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3

Which book of the Bible contains the story of the visit of the Queen of Sheba to the court of King Solomon?

A
1 Kings
B
Numbers
C
Romans
D
Acts
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4

What was the fate of Desdemona in Verdi's opera "Otello"?

A
She jumped to her death
B
She was stabbed to death by her lover
C
She was strangled by her husband
D
She died of consumption
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5

Who was the star of "8 Mile" (2002) a hip-hop drama film which was a fictionalized account of his growing up in Detroit and early career in rap?

A
Twinkie
B
Mar S'bar
C
Eminem
D
Wurther
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6

At the 1972 Olympic Games at Munich, which 16-year-old Soviet gymnast won three gold medals?

A
Svetlana Tereshkova
B
Ludmilla Tourischeva
C
Olga Korbut
D
Anna Pavlova
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7

What secret organisation of Irishmen in the Scranton Anthracite Mining district of Pennsylvania 1865 - 1875, was in violent conflict with the mine owners?

A
Kitty O'Sheas
B
Molly Maguires
C
Molly Malones
D
Annie Lauries
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