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Daily Quiz #758

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 February 2011

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1

What is the name given to 1 April, which, according to ancient custom, is still marked in many countries by carrying out hoaxes and other practical jokes of varying sophistication?

A
Christmas
B
Halloween
C
Thanksgiving
D
April Fools Day
Select from the options above.
2

Which character in the comic strip Charlie Brown often carries a cat with her?

A
Lucy
B
Marcie
C
Violet
D
Frieda
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3

Which US President was assassinated by Charles J. Guiteau in the Sixth Street Station of the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad in Washington, D.C.?

A
James Garfield
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
William Henry Harrison
D
John F Kennedy
Select from the options above.
4

What expression that probably comes from a description of the components of a musket means "everything"?

A
Blood, sweat and tears
B
Bell, book and candle
C
Lock, stock and barrel
D
Hook, line and sinker
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these is a French company founded in 1948 by Émile Camuset that produces sports equipment such as shoes, shorts, and T-shirts?

A
La Manche
B
Le Coq Sportif
C
Chanel
D
Le Petit Déjeuner
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is not one of the great apes?

A
Chimpanzee
B
Gibbon
C
Gorilla
D
Orangutan
Select from the options above.
7

What complex, once the residence of the Muslim rulers of Granada that became a Christian palace, was "rediscovered" in the 19th century and now exhibits Islamic architecture, together with Christian 16th century buildings and gardens?

A
El Dorado
B
La Giaconda
C
The Alhambra
D
El Alamein
Select from the options above.
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