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Daily Quiz #1324

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 September 2012

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1

What sport is featured in "Chariots of Fire", a 1981 film starring Ben Cross?

A
Horse racing
B
Running
C
Polo
D
Dressage
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2

In the TV series "Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines", what is the name of Dastardly's squadron?

A
Vulture
B
Hyena
C
Dragon
D
Gerbil
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3

What is the median of 1, 2, 2, 5, 9 and 17?

A
36
B
6
C
3.5
D
18
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4

A "Howitzer" is a type of what?

A
Aeroplane
B
Dog
C
Gun
D
Cooked duck
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5

The migration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to the city of Medina in 622, which marked year one of the Islamic calendar, was known as what?

A
Hijra
B
The Great Trek
C
Muharram
D
The Trail of Tears
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6

Which of these places is furthest from Paris, France?

A
Baghdad, Iraq
B
Tel Aviv, Israel
C
Cairo, Egypt
D
Moscow, Russia
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7

Which King of Macedon created one of the largest empires in ancient history between 336 and 323BC, including most of the city-states of mainland Greece and the (then) Persian-ruled Asia Minor?

A
Algernon the Large
B
Anderson the Small
C
Alexander The Great
D
Arbuthnot the Little
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