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Daily Quiz #762

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 February 2011

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1

Women took part in wrestling events at an Olympic Games for the first time in what year?

A
1960 Rome, Italy
B
1904 St. Louis, USA
C
2004 Athens, Greece
D
1988 Seoul, South Korea
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2

Prints of which 1927 silent German expressionist science fiction film directed by Fritz Lang were discovered in Australia, the Museo del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the National Film Archive of New Zealand, to become the basis for a restoration project for a DVD/BD?

A
Modern Times
B
Metropolis
C
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)
D
Things to Come
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3

What kind of gemstones are the Cullinane and the Hope?

A
Diamond
B
Beryl
C
Amethyst
D
Sapphire
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4

Which state of the USA is divided into 64 parishes in the same way that 48 of the other states are divided into counties?

A
North Dakota
B
Tennessee
C
Oklahoma
D
Louisiana
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5

By what name is actor William Pratt better known?

A
Boris Karloff
B
Boris Yeltsin
C
Boris Becker
D
Boris Godunov
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6

What organisation was founded in London in July 1961 by English labour lawyer Peter Benenson?

A
Greenpeace
B
Mensa
C
Oxfam
D
Amnesty International
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7

Which hormone controls the female reproductive cycle?

A
Testosterone
B
Oestrogen
C
Prostaglandin
D
Thiamine
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