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Daily Quiz #1370

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 October 2012

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1

What is the surname of the brothers Auguste and Louis, who are often credited with the invention of motion pictures?

A
Lumière
B
Bell
C
Book
D
Candle
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2

Denmark has a land border with which of these countries?

A
Netherlands
B
Belgium
C
Poland
D
Germany
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3

Which of these gases is frequently used in refrigeration?

A
Ammonia
B
Chlorine
C
Helium
D
Methane
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4

"Magic" Johnson was a leading player in which sport?

A
Ice hockey
B
Baseball
C
Basketball
D
American football
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5

Which of these titles is applied to someone who is in charge of a prison?

A
Governor
B
Abbot
C
Chancellor
D
Headmaster
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6

Which house on the Mall was the residence of Elizabeth the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002?

A
Clarence House
B
Highgrove
C
Holyrood House
D
Kensington Palace
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7

"Massacre in Korea", a 1951 expressionistic painting by Pablo Picasso which is seen as a criticism of American intervention in the Korean war is drawn from the painting "The Third of May 1808", which shows Napoleon's soldiers executing Spanish civilians, by whom?

A
Francisco Goya
B
El Greco
C
Henri Rousseau
D
Paul Gauguin
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