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Daily Quiz #893

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 June 2011

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1

Which horse race is held at Churchill Downs?

A
1,000 Guineas
B
Kentucky Derby
C
Melbourne Gold Cup
D
Oaks
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2

The city of Leningrad, Russia, is now known as what?

A
St Petersburg
B
Constantinople
C
Wellington
D
Kampala
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3

An oenophile is a lover of what?

A
Butterflies
B
Teddy bears
C
Wine
D
Whales
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4

Who was speaking at Freedom Square in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 10 May 2005, when Vladimir Arutyunian threw a live hand grenade (which did not detonate) toward the podium?

A
George W. Bush
B
Vladimir Putin
C
Tony Blair
D
Paul McCartney
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5

Britney Spears, at her first international performance since 2003, mimed to "Gimme More" in a performance that was met with derision and disappointment by fans and critics alike. Where was this?

A
The 2008 Grammy Awards
B
The 2007 Video Music Awards
C
The 2009 Academy Awards
D
The inauguration of Barack Obama, 20 January 2009
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6

Which fruit is used to make cider?

A
Pineapples
B
Bananas
C
Avocados
D
Apples
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7

What name was given to members of the Protestant Reformed Church of France from the 16th to the 18th centuries, many of whom emigrated in the late 17th century, who were inspired by the writings of John Calvin in the 1530s?

A
Presbyterians
B
Huguenots
C
Pilgrims
D
Walloons
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