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Daily Quiz #785

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 March 2011

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1

What would a beautician use an emery board for?

A
Plucking eyebrows
B
Filing nails
C
Colouring hair
D
Lengthening eyelashes
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2

Who won the 500cc Motorcycle World Championship in 1976 & 1977 and retired from racing in 1984?

A
Kenny Roberts
B
Barry Sheene
C
Marco Lucchinelli
D
Randy Mamola
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3

Which Austrian, the brother of Franz Joseph, was crowned Emperor of Mexico in 1864, and shot in 1867?

A
Vespasian
B
Maximillian
C
Franz Ferdinand
D
Immanuel
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4

Which venomous snake is able to dilate its neck into a hood?

A
Boa
B
Mamba
C
Cobra
D
Rattlesnake
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5

What music was commissioned for George II's coronation in 1727, and has featured in every British coronation since?

A
"Jubilate Deo" ("All people that on earth do dwell") by Vaughan Williams
B
"Gloria in Excelsis" by Charles Stanford
C
"I Was Glad" by Hubert Parry
D
"Zadok the Priest" by Handel
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6

When were The Yeomen of the Guard (Beefeaters) established in England?

A
Birth of Queen Elizabeth II (1926)
B
Death of Queen Victoria (1901)
C
Coronation of Henry VII (1485)
D
Norman invasion of England (1066)
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7

"The Star-Spangled Banner", "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "This Land Is Your Land" and "Stars and Stripes Forever" are patriotic songs of which country?

A
USA
B
France
C
Brazil
D
Wales
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