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Daily Quiz #1190

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 April 2012

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1

The most southerly point of England is at the tip of what peninsula?

A
The Worm
B
The Snake
C
The Lizard
D
The Spider
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2

How many #1 hit singles has Bob Dylan had in the USA?

A
103
B
15
C
0
D
46
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3

In music, what word means increasing the loudness of the tone?

A
Glissando
B
Crescendo
C
Rallentando
D
Obbligato
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4

What is another name for the windpipe?

A
Cartier
B
Protea
C
Burfida
D
Trachea
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5

Which board game, the objective of which is world domination, was invented by Albert Lamorisse in 1957?

A
Minishogi
B
Civilisation
C
Risk
D
Warcaft
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6

What was the film to win a "Best Picture" Oscar in 2009 without receiving any acting nominations?

A
The Hurt Locker
B
Slumdog Millionaire
C
Titanic
D
Happy Feet
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7

The Spanish throne had been vacant since 1936, and on 22 November 1975, Juan Carlos was designated King though he was the grandson of the previous king and his father was still alive. Why was Juan Carlos made King?

A
He had been selected by General Franco
B
His father was insane, and unfit to rule
C
His father had married a divorcee
D
His father had been convicted of grand larceny
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