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Daily Quiz #857

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 May 2011

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1

Which legendary couple are said to be buried at Glastonbury, Somerset, England?

A
David and Victoria Beckham
B
Robin and Marian
C
Anthony and Cleopatra
D
Arthur and Guinevere
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2

Which of these is a principality?

A
Algeria
B
Andorra
C
Scotland
D
France
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3

Who, the illegitimate son of a peasant girl, was educated in the studio of a Florentine painter, spent much of his early working life in the service of Ludovico il Moro in Milan, worked in Rome, Bologna and Venice, and spent his final years in France at the home given to him by King Fran├žois I?

A
Leonardo da Vinci
B
Galileo Galilei
C
Guglielmo Marconi
D
Benito Mussolini
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4

Where did the car manufacturer Fiat originate?

A
Sweden
B
Italy
C
France
D
Germany
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5

Which instrument, with a range of around 4 octaves, has its lowest string tuned to G below middle C, with the others tuned in fifths?

A
Guitar
B
Cello
C
Viola
D
Violin
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6

Formula One world champions James Hunt, Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are all from which country?

A
United Kingdom
B
France
C
Brazil
D
USA
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7

Badfinger, Black Dyke Band, Elephant's Memory, Grapefruit, Mary Hopkin, Jackie Lomax, Modern Jazz Quartet, Radha Krsna Temple, Ravi Shankar, Ronnie Spector, James Taylor and White Trash have all recorded for what label?

A
Reprise
B
Parlophone
C
Tamla
D
Apple
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