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Daily Quiz #512

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 June 2010

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1

What singer recorded with the E Street Band?

A
Bruce Springsteen
B
Bob Dylan
C
Chris Farlowe
D
John Farnham
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2

Which singer and songwriter of the 1970s and 1980s was the first to have three consecutive double albums hit #1 on the Billboard charts, and was the first female artist to have four number-one singles in a thirteen-month period?

A
Monica Lewinsky
B
Donna Summer
C
Emmylou Harris
D
Dolly Parton
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3

What is the name for the period of French history from 2 December 1852 (when Napoleon III became Emperor) to 4 September 1870 (when the Third Republic was set up after the Battle of Sedan)?

A
Brotherhood
B
The Third Republic
C
Liberation
D
Second Empire
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4

Where are the most famous examples of "cliff-dwellings", habitats of primitive peoples constructed of lime and stone in the hollow surface of cliffs?

A
Granada, Spain
B
Carman, Manitoba, Canada
C
Kakadu, Northern Territory, Australia
D
Mesa Verde, Colorado, USA
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5

Which of these is not green?

A
Chlorite
B
Chlorine
C
Chlorophyll
D
Chloroform
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6

What relish originating in the Far East, is prepared from sweet fruits, to which acidulous flavours, hot seasoning, peppers and spices are added?

A
Coleman's mustard
B
Worcestershire Sauce
C
Soy sauce
D
Chutney
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7

In Britain, by an act of 1541 (repealed in 1845) artificers, labourers, apprentices and servants were forbidden to play which sport at any time except Christmas, and then only in their master's house and presence, or be fined 6s. 8d?

A
Skateboarding
B
Motor racing
C
Bowls
D
Rollerball
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