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Daily Quiz #1361

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 October 2012

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1

Who was the third wife of Henry VIII?

A
Joan Collins
B
Jane Seymour
C
Minnie Driver
D
Kate Winslet
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2

Who sleeps in a walnut shell in a story by Hans Christian Anderson?

A
Thumbelina
B
Tiny Tim
C
Mrs Tittlemouse
D
Tom Thumb
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3

In April 2010, ash from the eruption of which mountain caused flights to be cancelled in Northern Europe ?

A
Eyjafjallajökull
B
Tindfjallajökull
C
Herðubreið
D
Hverfjall
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4

What generic term describes food traditionally favoured by southern black Americans such as country fried chicken, chitterlings and black-eyed peas?

A
Soul food
B
Cajun food
C
Hill-billy food
D
Whole food
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5

What does the "T" stand for in the boxing expression "TKO"?

A
Technical
B
Timed
C
Total
D
Terminal
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6

In 1961 in Paris, the French police attacked a peaceful but illegal demonstration of around 30,000 people, killing between 40 and 200, who were protesting about what?

A
Religious persecution of protestants
B
Increased tax on wine
C
Algerian War
D
Abolition of the death penalty
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7

Which of these is a citrus fruit?

A
Coconut
B
Banana
C
Tangerine
D
Date
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