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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 on the 14th and 15th of March, is to commemorate the preservation of the Jews in Persia from the destruction threatened by Haman?

A
Purim
B
Passover
C
Hannukah
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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