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Daily Quiz #943

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 August 2011

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1

Where did the "Hindenburg disaster" take place?

A
Germany
B
USA
C
England
D
Ireland
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2

In which of these is there a city named Palm Springs?

A
Hawaii
B
Spain
C
California
D
Egypt
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3

What sign of the zodiac is represented by a lion?

A
Aries
B
Capricorn
C
Libra
D
Leo
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4

Who originated the "Mr Men" series of books?

A
Michael Bond
B
Roger Hargreaves
C
Elisabeth Beresford
D
Enid Blyton
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5

The president of the Indian Olympic Association, Suresh Kalmadi, publicly thanked Prince Charles and Princess Diana for attending a Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. Which year was this?

A
2002
B
2010
C
1986
D
1990
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6

Which fermented liquid condiment used for flavouring, especially of grilled meats (and also used as an ingredient in cocktails and drinks) was first made by two dispensing chemists, John Wheeley Lea and William Henry Perrins?

A
Tomato sauce
B
Tabasco sause
C
Worcestershire sauce
D
Mayonnaise
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7

Where was the 1997 film "The Full Monty" based?

A
Birmingham
B
Leeds
C
Sheffield
D
Glasgow
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