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Daily Quiz #816

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 April 2011

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1

What subregion of Oceania includes Fiji, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Norfolk Island, the Solomon Islands, the Torres Strait Islands and Vanuatu?

A
Polynesia
B
Micronesia
C
Melanesia
D
Australasia
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2

Who was known as "Ol' Blue Eyes"?

A
Frank Sinatra
B
Dean Martin
C
Elvis Presley
D
Humphrey Bogart
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3

Which of these is a wrestling hold?

A
New York oyster
B
Cincinnati lobster
C
Boston crab
D
Las Vegas squid
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4

What headwear is traditionally worn at Harrow, the English public school?

A
Cloth cap
B
Top hat
C
Beret
D
Straw boater
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5

The nutmeg tree is important for two spices derived from the fruit: nutmeg and which other?

A
Rosemary
B
Thyme
C
Mace
D
Sage
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6

International Workers' Day is observed in many countries of the world on 1 May. What does it commemorate?

A
The achievements of the international labour movement
B
The formation of the first Communist Party
C
The first General Strike, in the UK
D
The sentencing of the Tolpuddle martyrs
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7

Which of these was painted first?

A
"Still Life: Vase with Twelve Sunflowers" by Vincent van Gogh
B
"Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette" by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
C
"The Garden of Earthly Delights" by Hieronymus Bosch
D
"The Fiddler" by Marc Chagall
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