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Daily Quiz #1025

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 November 2011

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1

Stocking stitch is used in which of these activities?

A
Lace making
B
Macramé
C
Knitting
D
Crochet
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2

According to the Guinness Book of Records, what film became, in 1995, the biggest box office failure?

A
Cutthroat Island
B
Waterworld
C
Plan 9 from Outer Space
D
Around the World in 80 Days
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3

Which virus, which interferes with the endothelial cells lining the interior surface of blood vessels and coagulation causing hypovolemic shock, first emerged in 1976 in Zaire and came to international attention in 1989 after a widely publicized outbreak in Virginia, USA?

A
Ague
B
Ebola
C
Malaria
D
Rickets
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4

What is the nickname of the Australia national rugby league team?

A
Diamonds
B
Wallabies
C
Kangaroos
D
Boomers
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5

Who composed "The Radetzky March"?

A
Glenn Miller
B
Radetzky
C
Sousa
D
Johann Strauss the Elder
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6

The main aims of which society in Great Britain between 1838 and 1850 were, basically: a vote for every man 21 years of age, a secret ballot, no property qualification for Members of Parliament, payment of MPs, equal Constituencies, and annual parliaments?

A
Chartists
B
Reform League
C
Fabian Society
D
Suffragettes
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7

Which Caribbean country, consisting of two main islands, is the smallest nation in the Western hemisphere?

A
Antigua
B
St Kitts and Nevis
C
Jamaica
D
Cuba
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