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Daily Quiz #1062

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 December 2011

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1

Constantinople became the capital of which empire in 1457?

A
Aztec
B
Persian
C
Holy Roman
D
Ottoman
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2

Which of these people was famous for founding a film company in 1896?

A
Charles Aznavour
B
Charles Pathé
C
Chas Chandler
D
Charlie Sheen
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3

What is the name of about 1,100 acres (445 hectares) of peat bog near Greater Manchester, England that was reclaimed in the latter half of the 19th century for farming and the disposal of city waste?

A
Bridgewater Downs
B
Carrington Moss
C
Norfolk Broads
D
Windsor Heath
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4

Who were the first recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize?

A
Charles Albert Gobat & Elie Ducommun
B
Jean Henri Dunant & Fre'de'ric Passy
C
Tobias Michael Carel Asser & Alfred Hermann Fried
D
Klas Pontus Arnoldson & Fredrik Bajer
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5

Which of these is not an alternative name for a game of dice for one or more players, mostly played in a group of two to four where traditionally a counting box is used with tiles numbered 1 to 9, known as Klackers, Zoltan box, Batten down the Hatches or High Rollers?

A
Shut the Box
B
Ludo
C
Tric-Trac
D
Canoga
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6

In Michelangelo's painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, whose hand extends to the hand of Adam?

A
Abraham
B
Moses
C
God
D
Noah
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7

Which of these is the word for an irrational fear of bees?

A
Musophobia
B
Melissophobia
C
Ophidiophobia
D
Scoleciphobia
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