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Daily Quiz #1160

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 March 2012

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1

The traditional song "The Ballad of Chevy Chase" is believed to describe which battle?

A
Culloden
B
Prestonpans
C
Loudoun Hill
D
Otterburn
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2

Court Philippe Chatrier, which has stands named after Jacques "Toto" Brugnon, Jean Borotra, Henri Cochet, and René Lacoste, is the main court of an international tennis venue in which city?

A
Monte Carlo
B
Paris
C
Quebec
D
Brussels
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3

Who was Emperor of Rome during the great fire of 64AD?

A
Hadrian
B
Nero
C
Commodus
D
Julius Caesar
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4

What are traditionally kept in a humidor?

A
Cigars
B
Tropical fish
C
Grapes
D
Bread
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5

In the United Kingdom, what is "The Solent"?

A
A bay
B
An island
C
A desert
D
A strait
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6

Billy Connolly, Robert de Niro, Mia Farrow, Sting, Colin Firth, Pete Townshend, Robert Redford and Damien Hirst were among those who signed an open letter in "The Times" to try to achieve what?

A
The release of an Iranian woman sentenced to death for adultery
B
The Afghanistan War
C
The raising of fees for tertiary education in Britain
D
The war in Iraq
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7

Which of these is found mainly in the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia, and lives on lizards, birds, fruits, eggs, termites, the young tips of palm trees, nests of bees, berries, sprouts, insects, roots, cocoa, nuts and coconuts?

A
Capybara
B
Giraffe
C
Coatimundi
D
Sun Bear
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