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Daily Quiz #1272

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 July 2012

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1

The metropolitan area of Ottawa is in Quebec and which other Canadian province?

A
Ontario
B
Saskatchewan
C
Alberta
D
Quebec
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2

What is it called when a surfer falls off the surfboard while riding a wave?

A
Wipeout
B
Break
C
Striker
D
Bully
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3

Who defeated the British army in 1879 at the Battle of Isandlwana?

A
Russians
B
Zulus
C
Boers
D
Turks
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4

What word is used to describe someone within an organisation who leaks information?

A
Mole
B
Groundhog
C
Hamster
D
Gerbil
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5

Which of these English monarchs is associated with red hair?

A
King George VI
B
Queen Elizabeth II
C
King Henry VIII
D
Queen Elizabeth I
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6

What name was used for two forests in J. R. R. Tolkien's "Hobbit"/ "Lord of the Rings" saga, the first under Morgoth's control, and the second under the influence of Sauron?

A
Collingwood
B
Sherwood
C
Mirkwood
D
Forest of Dean
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7

What gas is used to make carbonated soft drinks and soda water?

A
Helium
B
Carbon dioxide
C
Nitrous oxide
D
Methane
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