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Daily Quiz #1174

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 April 2012

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1

Which of these has the largest playing surface?

A
Ice hockey
B
Polo
C
Squash
D
Table tennis
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2

Which country relinquished Puerto Rico and Cuba to the USA in 1898?

A
Portugal
B
UK
C
Spain
D
France
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3

The city of Oxford was the setting for which of these British TV series?

A
A Touch of Frost
B
Inspector Morse
C
Midsomer Murders
D
Juliet Bravo
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4

Which Roman emperor was nicknamed "Little Greek"?

A
Vespasian
B
Nero
C
Augustus
D
Hadrian
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5

What is unusual about the traditional Greek string instrument known as tampouras, tambouras, tabouras, taburas, tsambouras and tambouri?

A
It cannot be properly tuned
B
It has movable frets
C
It has only one string
D
The player blows into the sound box to cause the strings to vibrate
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6

The skin condition urticaria takes its name from the Latin word for which of these?

A
Holly
B
Ivy
C
Thistle
D
Nettle
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7

What are found in only two places in Africa: on Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya?

A
Waterfalls
B
Igneous rocks
C
Deposits of gold
D
Glaciers
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