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Daily Quiz #838

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 May 2011

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1

Which car company badge includes the City of Milan's emblem and that of the Visconti family in a circular motif, bordered by a dark blue metallic ring containing inscriptions, separated by two Savoy dynasty knots to honour the Kingdom of Italy?

A
Alfa Romeo
B
Fiat
C
Ferrari
D
Lamborghini
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2

Which African country is the largest in area?

A
South Africa
B
Sudan
C
Algeria
D
Sierra Leone
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3

Of the 8 Summer Olympics between 1896 and 1952 inclusive, how many were held outside of Europe?

A
3
B
2
C
4
D
5
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4

Which of these is an important date in the US election process?

A
Pancake Tuesday
B
Super Tuesday
C
Ash Wednesday
D
Good Friday
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5

Who was Christianity's first openly gay bishop in a major Christian denomination believing in the historic episcopate?

A
Gene Simmons, Israel
B
Richard Chartres, London
C
Rowan Williams, Canterbury
D
Gene Robinson, New Hampshire
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6

Which song, in the best known translation, contains the words "Oh the shark has pretty teeth dear, And he shows them pearly white, Just a jack-knife has Macheath dear, And he keeps it out of sight"?

A
It's All Over Now
B
They Swam Right Over the Dam
C
Chanson d'Amour
D
Mack the Knife
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7

After Sir William Herschel observed Uranus on 13 March 1781 while in the garden of his house in Bath, England, he reported it as a what?

A
Asteroid
B
Star
C
Comet
D
Planet
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