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Daily Quiz #937

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 August 2011

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How did Nigerian man Umar Farouk Abdulmutallah make world news on 25 December 2009?

A
Trying to blow up an aeroplane
B
Finding, by e-mail, someone to share his family fortune
C
Shooting down Santa's sleigh
D
Leading US police on their longest recorded car chase
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2

Where did retired three-time World Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali light the Olympic flame?

A
Atlanta
B
San Francisco
C
Salt Lake City
D
Lake Placid
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3

What was the name of the live-in cook for Ben, Adam, Hoss and Little Joe Cartwright in a long running TV series?

A
Hop Sing
B
Alice Nelson
C
Monica Geller
D
Benson
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4

Which of these, according to some legends, were first made to celebrate the end of the Ottoman siege of Vienna in 1683?

A
Pain au chocolat
B
Brioche
C
Bagels
D
Croissants
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5

Which is the largest of Britain's Channel Islands?

A
Sark
B
Jersey
C
Alderney
D
Guernsey
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6

Which of these was a Roman emperor?

A
Caesar
B
Grabher
C
Holdher
D
Squeezeher
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7

What is the subject of the "Zhou Bi Suan Jing", one of the oldest and most famous Chinese texts dating from the Zhou Dynasty (1046 BC—256 BC), and added to into the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 BC)?

A
Mathematics
B
Medicine
C
Psychology
D
Architecture
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