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Daily Quiz #1297

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 August 2012

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1

What was Cleopatra's favourite colour?

A
Green
B
Purple
C
Blue
D
White
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2

If you travelled directly west from Luanda, Angola, which of these countries would you reach first?

A
Brazil
B
Iceland
C
Canada
D
Chile
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3

In February 2010, Joseph Stack, a 53 year old software engineer, crashed his light plane into Internal Revenue Service offices in which city?

A
Austin, Texas
B
Chicago, Michigan
C
Buffalo, New York
D
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4

Who created the comic strip "The Wizard of Id"?

A
Brant Parker and Johnny Hart
B
Garry Trudeau
C
Gary Larson
D
Jim Davis
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5

Which of these is a term broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes characterised by redness, swelling, itching and dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing, and/or bleeding?

A
Alopecia
B
Eczema
C
Epilepsy
D
Diphtheria
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6

In 1996, at Atlanta, Karch Kiraly was the first US player of which sport to win three Olympic gold medals?

A
Weightlifting
B
Handball
C
Volleyball
D
Wrestling
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7

In the nursery rhyme beginning "Hey Diddle Diddle", who was with a fiddle?

A
Cat
B
Cow
C
Little dog
D
Dish
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