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Daily Quiz #1403

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 November 2012

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1

Aniseed is NOT the predominant flavouring of which of these drinks ?

A
Sambuca
B
Pastis
C
Arak
D
Orange Safari
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2

Which constellation, that lies between Taurus to the west and the dim Cancer to the east, with Auriga and Lynx to the north and Monoceros and Canis Minor to the south, is associated with the myth of Castor and Pollux, collectively known as the Dioscuri?

A
Capricorn
B
Leo
C
Ursa Major
D
Gemini
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3

Eye of newt, toe of frog, wool of bat, tongue of dog, lizard's leg, owlet's wing, scale of dragon, tooth of wolf, liver of blaspheming Jew, gall of goat, slips of yew, nose of Turk and Tartar's lips were some of the ingredients for a famous preparation made by whom?

A
Mrs Beaton
B
Jamie Oliver
C
Hop Sing
D
The Three Witches
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4

The term "checkmate" is based on a phrase from which language?

A
German
B
Dutch
C
Persian
D
Indian
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5

By which of these names is the former Southern Rhodesia now known?

A
Zimbabwe
B
Namibia
C
Zaire
D
Zanzibar
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6

The senate was the governing body of which of these empires?

A
Greek
B
Mongol
C
British
D
Roman
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7

Lemony Snicket wrote which series of children's books?

A
Under My Thumb
B
A Series of Unfortunate Events
C
Things my Grandma Taught Me
D
A World of Fantasy and Fiction
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