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Daily Quiz #1345

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 September 2012

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1

Which of these is sometimes mounted on gimbals?

A
Compass
B
Gong
C
Office chair
D
Stuffed animal
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2

At the start of a game of chess, there are 16 of which pieces on the board?

A
Pawns
B
Sardines
C
Shrimps
D
Sprats
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3

In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Barkly Tableland?

A
Queensland
B
South Australia
C
Western Australia
D
Northern Territory
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4

Religious reformer Martin Luther famously burnt what letter?

A
From All Saints' Church, Wittenberg, re damage to their door
B
From the pope, excommunicating him
C
From Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor, calling him a troublemaker
D
From the Archbishop of Canterbury, inviting him to become an Anglican
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5

Which of these appear in Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado"?

A
Four Big Widows
B
Three Little Maids
C
Five Fat Mothers
D
Two Tiny Boys
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6

Glandular fever is caused by what?

A
Ebb-Kander virus
B
Einstein-Rosen virus
C
Epstein-Barr virus
D
Abbot-Costello virus
Select from the options above.
7

In Norse mythology, who was best known for carrying a hammer?

A
Freyr
B
Thor
C
Loki
D
Odin
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