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Daily Quiz #924

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 July 2011

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1

What is a sultan's wife called?

A
Sultana
B
Raisin
C
Date
D
Fig
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2

Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, represented which country?

A
USA
B
Germany
C
Thailand
D
Pakistan
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3

What country in Southeast Asia about 640 km (400 miles) northwest of Australia that occupies half of one island and two smaller ones, was colonised by Portugal in the 16th century, declared independence on 28 November 1975, was invaded by Indonesia 9 days later and became a sovereign state on 20 May 2002?

A
East Timor
B
Papua
C
New Guinea
D
Torres Strait Islands
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4

Which of these names is most associated with the politics of India?

A
Nehru
B
Blair
C
Washington
D
Ho Chi Minh
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5

What was the name of the evil wizard that appeared in the TV series "The Smurfs"?

A
Gilgamesh
B
Gargamel
C
Gorgon
D
Graham
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6

What was the nickname for a 1913 British Act of Parliament that enabled suffragettes on hunger strike to be released from prison when they became ill?

A
Suffragette Enabling Act
B
The Corn Laws
C
The Cat and Mouse Act
D
The Dog and Bone Law
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7

Which of these is not a real element on the periodic table?

A
Churchillian
B
Cobalt
C
Cerium
D
Copernicum
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