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Daily Quiz #1098

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 January 2012

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1

In November 2010, Swiss voters decided to expel what category of people from the country?

A
Hindus
B
Citizens of the USA
C
Foreigners convicted of serious crimes
D
People who can speak fewer than 2 of the 4 official languages
Select from the options above.
2

What do the letters "SWAT" stand for?

A
Special Weapons And Tactics
B
Stop Wearing A Tie
C
Stop War And Terror
D
Strong Will And Trepidation
Select from the options above.
3

Royal mistress Nell Gwynn famously sold what items?

A
Oranges
B
Table cloths
C
Steak knives
D
Home made jewellery
Select from the options above.
4

What artistic movement was brought to international attention at the World's Fair in Paris in 1925?

A
Art deco
B
Pop art
C
Impressionism
D
Pointillism
Select from the options above.
5

Trophies of the same name were awarded to the champions of Major League Baseball, the International Hockey League's coach of the year from 1985 to 2001 and the Canadian Hockey League's coach of the year from 1993 to 2001. What is the name of these trophies?

A
Commissioner's Trophy
B
Intercontinental Cup
C
America's Cup
D
Ranfurly Shield
Select from the options above.
6

What is a group of jellyfish called?

A
Slap
B
Whallop
C
Punch
D
Smack
Select from the options above.
7

The city of Canton in China is now known as what?

A
Taipei
B
Shanghai
C
Beijing
D
Guangzhou
Select from the options above.
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