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Daily Quiz #1170

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 April 2012

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Goalkeeper Jens Ramme's debut for Dynamo Dresden was in the quarter-final of the 1985–86 European Cup Winners' Cup, when they were 3–1 up at half-time and he was brought on as a replacement. He let in six goals in 29 minutes: Dynamo lost. They were playing against which team?

A
Bayer Uerdingen of West Germany
B
Atlético Madrid
C
Dukla Prague
D
FK Red Star
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2

Which of these people was tasked by the Nazi Party to oversee the purging of "Degenerate art" made by German modern artists?

A
Adolf Ziegler
B
Albert Speer
C
M C Escher
D
Joseph Goebbels
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3

What is the main criterion for calling a fruit a "drupe"?

A
The natural sugar content is very high
B
They hang down on a very long stem
C
The stem is very strong
D
A layer of fruit surrounds a single stone
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4

The first European landfall was made on the continent of Australia by Willem Janszoon in what year?

A
1606
B
1703
C
1642
D
1695
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5

What was the first product advertised on British TV?

A
Supermarket chain
B
Motor oil
C
Hair shampoo
D
Toothpaste
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6

What international news TV network is based in Doha, Qatar?

A
Al Yankovic
B
Al Jolson
C
Al Jardine
D
Al Jazeera
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7

Which of these words can be applied to soups enriched with salt pork fatback and thickened with flour or with crushed ship biscuit or saltine crackers, and milk?

A
Caio
B
Chow mein
C
Chop suey
D
Chowder
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