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Daily Quiz #933

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 August 2011

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About 90% of the world's extractable material, used for the manufacture of ornamental objects and jewellery, is in the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia on the Baltic Sea. What type of material is this?

A
Obsidian
B
Topaz
C
Opals
D
Amber
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2

Who is the next in this series: Annette Kaye, Frada Miller, Alene Akins, Mickey Sutphin, Alene Akins, Sharon Lepore, Julie Alexander, ... ?

A
Dawn Fraser
B
Alene Akins
C
Jacqueline Bouvier
D
Shawn Southwick
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3

Which of these was built last?

A
Eiffel Tower
B
Parthenon
C
Empire State Building
D
Taj Mahal
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4

A famous opera by Rossini is about the barber of where?

A
Sydney
B
Cheltenham
C
Seville
D
Chicago
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5

Which of these aircraft was built last?

A
Airbus A380
B
Zeppelin
C
Spitfire
D
Concorde
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6

Which American became a professional golfer in 2005 at 16 years of age after, in 2000 aged 10, being the youngest player to qualify for the Women's US Amateur Public Links Championship, and, in 2002, the youngest player to qualify for a LPGA tour event ?

A
Michelle Wie
B
Allisen Corpuz
C
Ariya Jutanugarn
D
Morgan Pressel
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7

What country surrounds the self declared "Principality of Hutt River" (founded in April 1970 by His Royal Highness Prince Leonard who rules with his family including his wife Princess Shirley and their son, Crown Prince Ian), which issues its own car registrations and currency and pays no taxes?

A
Australia
B
France
C
Spain
D
Wales
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