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Daily Quiz #970

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 September 2011

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1

UEFA made international news in September 2010 when it banned Bayern Munich from displaying a banner at a Championship League game against Roma, but approved another. What film were the banner slogans taken from?

A
Die Hard
B
The Life of Brian
C
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
D
Inglourious Basterds
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2

What highly flammable metal, easy to ignite when powdered, producing a brilliant white light, and difficult to extinguish, being able to burn in both nitrogen and carbon dioxide, was used in incendiary weapons for firebombing cities in World War II and as a source of illumination in the early days of photography?

A
Lime
B
Magnesium
C
Charcoal
D
Silicon
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3

Laura was the name of the First Lady of which US president?

A
Gerald Ford
B
George H Bush
C
Richard Nixon
D
George W Bush
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4

What was the fictional family with children called Greg, Peter, Bobby, Marcia, Jan and Cindy, that first came to US TV screens in 1969?

A
The Cowsills
B
The Partridge Family
C
The Waltons
D
The Brady Bunch
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5

In March 1836, The Alamo was overrun by what?

A
Cockroaches
B
Mexican army
C
A plague of frogs
D
Fleas
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6

Which of these airlines is based in Russia?

A
Aeroflot
B
Lufthansa
C
Ryanair
D
KLM
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these is a Greek island?

A
Sunros
B
Cloudros
C
Skyros
D
Searos
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