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Daily Quiz #575

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 August 2010

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Which archipelago, formerly administered through Madagascar, includes the islands of Mayotte, Anjouan, Grande Comore and Moheli?

A
Ceylon
B
Zanzibar
C
Philippines
D
Comoro Islands
Select from the options above.
2

What popular name was given to the British 8th Army in World War II?

A
Scorpions
B
Golden Salamanders
C
Desert Foxes
D
Desert Rats
Select from the options above.
3

In the film "Rocky Balboa", what was the outcome of his last fight?

A
He lost by a split decision
B
He won by a knock-out
C
It was a draw
D
The fight was abandoned
Select from the options above.
4

What bodily process breaks food down into nutrients?

A
Genuflection
B
Respiration
C
Digestion
D
Desperation
Select from the options above.
5

Runner Caster Semenya, the subject of extensive press coverage after gender testing following her win in the women's 800m at Berlin in August 2009, was from which country?

A
Jamaica
B
South Africa
C
Bermuda
D
England
Select from the options above.
6

When someone is cold they say that they are "chilled to the ... " what?

A
Pumpkin
B
Cauliflower
C
Marrow
D
Cucumber
Select from the options above.
7

Sylvester Stallone was married to which of these women?

A
Madonna
B
Brigitte Neilsen
C
Shania Twain
D
Rachel Hunter
Select from the options above.
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