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Daily Quiz #896

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 July 2011

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1

Which of these is a fortified town in France?

A
Trier
B
Assisi
C
Ávila
D
Carcassonne
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2

Which of these is a primate of the Old-world monkey family, closely related to the baboons?

A
Mandalay
B
Mandolin
C
Mandrake
D
Mandrill
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3

What nationality is Justine Henin, winner of 7 Grand Slam singles titles and an Olympic gold medal, who retired from professional tennis in 2008 when ranked World No. 1 and returned in 2010?

A
Belgian
B
Japanese
C
French
D
Argentinian
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4

Which colony centred at Fort Christina (now in Wilmington, Delaware) that included parts of the now US states of Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania was established in 1638, and in 1655 surrendered and was taken over by the Dutch?

A
New Finland
B
New Sweden
C
New England
D
New Norway
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5

Which cartoon series relies on the voices of Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis & Mike Henry?

A
King of the Hill
B
The Flinstones
C
The Simpsons
D
Family Guy
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6

Who is the bulldog who appears in "Tom and Jerry" cartoons?

A
Bouncer
B
Pookey
C
Thumper
D
Spike
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7

What name was applied to lightly-armed Russian horsemen?

A
Hussars
B
Proletariat
C
Secret police
D
Cossacks
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