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Daily Quiz #1143

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 March 2012

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1

Chaim Weizmann was the first president of which country?

A
Côte d'Ivoire
B
Bulgaria
C
Zimbabwe
D
Israel
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2

What is in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) in Paris?

A
Cleopatra's Needle
B
The statue "The Thinker" ("Le Penseur") by Auguste Rodin
C
4 glass and metal pyramids
D
The "Astrolabe", ship of French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville
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3

What are people employed in a theatre to interface with the audience called?

A
People pushers
B
People wranglers
C
Public prosecutors
D
Front of House staff
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4

What are "Non più andrai", "O Isis und Osiris" and "Madamina, il catalogo è questo"?

A
Mottoes of Italian army regiments
B
Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
C
Arias for bass voice
D
The opening words of every papal speech since 1275
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5

What title, meaning "general", was held by Japan's military commanders from 1192 to 1867?

A
Shogun
B
Dojo
C
Mikado
D
Samurai
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6

What apparatus is used to artificially hatch eggs?

A
Microwave oven
B
Gesticulator
C
Prestidigitator
D
Incubator
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7

"Service" is the way the ball is put into play in which game?

A
Baseball
B
Rugby
C
Hockey
D
Tennis
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