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Daily Quiz #1253

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 June 2012

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P B S Pinchback was the first non-white and first person of African American descent to become governor of a US state, serving for 35 days from 9 December 1872, to 13 January 1873. Which state was this?

A
Mississippi
B
Missouri
C
Alabama
D
Louisiana
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2

What does the "A" stand for in the medical condition ADHD?

A
Asperger's
B
Action
C
Attention
D
After
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3

The annual rock festival at Roskilde is held in which country?

A
Belgium
B
Ireland
C
Denmark
D
Canada
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4

Whose body was buried in 1543 in an unnamed tomb in the Catholic church of Frombork, Poland, exhumed in 2005, and buried there for a second time in May 2010 in a ceremony conducted by the archbishop of Gniezno and primate of Poland?

A
Emperor Maximillian II
B
Václav Havel
C
Nicolaus Copernicus
D
Saint Wenceslas
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5

It is planned that the newly constituted Union of South American Nations will distribute its main functions, especially its Headquarters, the South American Parliament and the headquarters of its bank (the "Bank of the South"). Which of these cities will NOT be favoured with one of these 3 functions?

A
Cochabamba, Bolivia
B
Quito, Ecuador
C
Lima, Peru
D
Caracas, Venezuela
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6

What is the name of the 10 senior levels of proficiency in judo and karate?

A
Ban
B
Dan
C
San
D
Han
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7

Which religion is based on the teachings of Siddartha Gautama?

A
Buddhism
B
Islam
C
Judaism
D
Christianity
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