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Daily Quiz #1093

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 January 2012

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1

What type of animal is a silverback?

A
Toad
B
Dog
C
Gorilla
D
Elephant
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2

What is the official language of the Canadian province of Quebec?

A
French
B
English
C
Italian
D
Spanish
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3

in November 2009 1500m runner Rashid Ramzi was stripped of his 2008 Beijing gold medal for failing a drug test. What nation did he represent?

A
Canada
B
Iran
C
Bahrain
D
USA
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4

What happens to an actor when he "dries"?

A
Goes out into the audience
B
Stands under a hot light for too long
C
Changes costume during the performance
D
Forgets his lines
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5

The Supermarine Spitfires that were used by Britain in World War II were powered by engines from which manufacturer?

A
Pratt and Whitney
B
Rolls Royce
C
General Electric
D
Hawker Siddeley
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6

In 2001, Karen England and Rebecca Knight, found busking in Covent Garden to support singing lessons, were invited to perform at the FA Cup Final & the UEFA Champions League final in Milan. Their album "Beyond Imagination" was #1 in the UK Classical Charts for 11 weeks and #4 in the USA. What are they better known as?

A
The Opera Babes
B
Diva Duo
C
Arias on Toast
D
The English Knights
Select from the options above.
7

In which country, in 1984, did the Prime Minister bar nuclear-powered or nuclear-armed ships from using its ports or entering waters?

A
New Zealand
B
North Korea
C
Russia
D
Vietnam
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