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Daily Quiz #1319

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 August 2012

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1

Which of these was the last to make their first appearance on film?

A
Elizabeth Taylor
B
Shirley Temple
C
Tatum O'Neal
D
Hayley Mills
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2

Tanzania was renamed in 1964. What was it previously called?

A
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
B
Tanganyika and Zimbabwe
C
Congo Republic
D
Malawi
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3

The musical "The Sound of Music" is set in what city?

A
Salzburg
B
Berlin
C
Rome
D
Budapest
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4

What is the most popular sports competition in Australia?

A
Horse racing
B
Dry boat racing
C
AFL Football
D
Archery
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5

Usually, the United Kingdom holds general elections every five, or sometimes four, years. In the 20th century, how many times did the UK hold more than one general election in one year?

Note: This question was updated in December 2020
A
1
B
2
C
None
D
3
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6

The stress that causes a metal object to break is called metal what?

A
Tiredness
B
Fatigue
C
Listlessness
D
Ennui
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7

What is a religious censure used to deprive or suspend membership in a religious community?

A
Excommunication
B
Execration
C
Exile
D
Excrescence
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