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Daily Quiz #1293

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 August 2012

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1

The World Trade Centre complex that was in New York City's downtown financial district until 2001 was made up of how many buildings when the last was built in 1985?

A
2
B
1
C
7
D
3
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2

Which of these venues is purpose built for cycling?

A
Methadome
B
Pleasuredrome
C
Hippodrome
D
Velodrome
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3

If the squares of the numbers 1 to 10 are added together, what is the result?

A
385
B
583
C
853
D
55
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4

What area of Paris is served by the metro stations of Anvers, Blanche, Pigalle, Abbesses, Lamarck - Caulaincourt and Jules Joffrin?

A
Nanterre
B
Quartier Latin
C
Montmartre
D
Issy-les-Moulineaux
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5

Where was the luxury hotel which, in December 2010, unveiled a Christmas tree decorated with jewels valued at $US11 million?

A
London
B
Dubai
C
Abu Dhabi
D
Ankara
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6

Of whom did the Greek philosopher Plutarch write "Plato admits 4 sorts of flattery, but she had 1,000"?

A
Cornelia Cinnilla
B
Helen of Troy
C
Calpurnia
D
Cleopatra
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7

In which of Shakespeare's plays is Brutus described as "the noblest Roman of them all"?

A
Troilus and Cressida
B
Anthony and Cleopatra
C
Coriolanus
D
Julius Caesar
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