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Daily Quiz #627

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 October 2010

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1

Which Bulgarian-born artist is famous for wrapping landmarks and landscapes in fabric?

A
Borat
B
Andy Warhol
C
Keith Moon
D
Christo
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2

Which film starring Russell Crowe, Helen Mirren and Ben Affleck is a remake of a 2003 BBC TV mini-series of the same name?

A
Stand By Me
B
Heart of Darkness
C
The Name of the Game
D
State of Play
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3

What colour is the dye made from woad?

A
Yellow
B
Red
C
Blue
D
Brown
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4

The first time that Roger Bannister ran under 4 minutes for a mile at an international meeting was at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, B.C. Which country was he representing?

A
USA
B
Austria
C
England
D
India
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5

A cummerbund is worn on which part of the body?

A
Hand
B
Head
C
Waist
D
Foot
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6

What is the oldest and southernmost city in Russia, with 7 miles of city wall?

A
Hyannisport
B
Kiev
C
Krakow
D
Derbent
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7

In which country did student protest leader Steve Biko die while in police custody in 1977?

A
Afghanistan
B
Iran
C
South Africa
D
Ireland
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