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Daily Quiz #814

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 April 2011

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1

The eleventh studio album by Irish rock band U2, released in November 2004, was called How to Dismantle ..." what?

A
A Deck Chair
B
An Atomic Bomb
C
Scaffolding
D
Furniture from IKEA
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2

What is the traditional design on a convict's uniform?

A
Rabbits
B
Arrows
C
Squares
D
Circles
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3

What chemical is mostly used in match heads?

A
Iron
B
Sulphur
C
Magnesium
D
Phosphorus
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4

In 1988, why did English professional jockey Lester Piggott have his OBE (which had been awarded in 1975) taken away?

A
Tax evasion
B
Race fixing
C
Serial murder
D
Bank robbery
Select from the options above.
5

Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his "I Have a Dream" speech on 28 August 1963?

A
In the plaza of the World Trade Centre, New York
B
The second floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel, Memphis, Tennessee
C
Outside the International Amphitheatre at the Democratic Convention, Chicago
D
The Lincoln Memorial, Washington
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6

Trop v. Dulles (1958) was a landmark case in which the US Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional for the government to do what to US citizens as punishment?

A
Hang them
B
Torture them
C
Revoke their citizenship
D
Beat them with canes
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7

What is the world's smallest (25 square miles / 60 square km) and oldest republic, that is in the Apennine Mountains, entirely surrounded by Italy?

A
San Marino
B
Liechtenstein
C
Andorra
D
Monaco
Select from the options above.
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