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Daily Quiz #790

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 March 2011

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1

What instrument is associated with Pablo Cassals?

A
Piano
B
Violin
C
Cello
D
Guitar
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2

What is the capital of Utah?

A
Salt Lake City
B
Philadelphia
C
Oklahoma City
D
St Louis
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3

Which American blues, soul, R&B, rock & roll and jazz singer/songwriter has won 4 Grammys, 17 Blues Foundation Music Awards, and been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1993), the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame (2001) and the Grammy Hall of Fame (both 1999 & 2008)?

A
Patti LaBelle
B
Etta James
C
Aretha Franklin
D
Irma Thomas
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4

Which of these words means "a morbid craving for alcoholic stimulants"?

A
Dipsomania
B
Diphtheria
C
Diplodocus
D
Determinism
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5

Mutesa I (1835–1884), Mwanga II (1867–1903), Daudi Chwa II (1896–1939) & Sir Edward Mutesa II (1924–1969), four previous kabakas (kings of Buganda), are buried at which UNESCO World Heritage Site?

A
The Kasubi Tombs
B
Kakadu
C
The Valley of the Kings
D
Deir el-Medina
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6

Jocky Wilson, an unemployed coal delivery man and miner, was World professional Champion in 1982 and 1989 in what sport?

A
Tennis
B
Pole Vault
C
Steeplechase
D
Darts
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7

Which of these is a type of cheese?

A
Lovein vein
B
Varicose vein
C
Pulsing vein
D
Blue vein
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