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Daily Quiz #1282

General Knowledge Quiz for 22 July 2012

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1

Which English town is known for its collection of concrete cows?

A
Gloucester
B
Ironbridge
C
Chiswick
D
Milton Keynes
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2

Which Jewish festival, celebrated over the 14th and 15th of the Hebrew month of Adar (approximately March in the Gregorian calendar), is to commemorate the preservation of the Jews in Persia from the destruction threatened by Haman?

Note: This question was updated in November 2020
A
Purim
B
Passover
C
Hanukkah
D
Ramadan
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3

Competitors from which country won the most medals at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships held in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 16 to 24 October 2010?

A
People's Republic of China
B
Monaco
C
Andorra
D
Indonesia
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4

Which of these is an Italian film-maker who has an airport named after him?

A
Federico Fellini
B
Sergio Leone
C
Carlo Ponti
D
Franco Zeffirelli
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5

What 2005 science fiction-thriller film starring Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea and John Hurt, is an adaptation of a comic book by Alan Moore and David Lloyd?

A
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
B
V for Vendetta
C
From Hell
D
X-Men
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6

What is the current name of the country that was ruled by the Pahlavi dynasty from 1925 to 1979?

A
Iran
B
Greece
C
Spain
D
The Netherlands
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7

The sausage tree, Kigelia or Worsboom is native to which continent?

A
Asia
B
Africa
C
Europe
D
South America
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