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Daily Quiz #1422

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 December 2012

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1

What was the name of the official news agency of the USSR before it broke up?

A
Politburo
B
KGB
C
TASS
D
Aeroflot
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2

The phrase "treble bob major" is associated with which of these activities?

A
Darts
B
Camping
C
Dog training
D
Bell ringing
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3

Which of these is not a type of newt found in Britain?

A
Red-spotted
B
Smooth
C
Banded
D
Palmate
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4

Which famous English model of the 1960s was once romantically linked to '60s photographer David Bailey and actor Terence Stamp, but married photographer Michael Cox, with whom she runs a small hotel in Penzance, Cornwall?

A
Jean Shrimpton
B
Twiggy
C
Sandie Shaw
D
Dusty Springfield
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5

Who has published "Olympic Review" and "Revue Olympique" since 1894, now an 84-page full-colour glossy magazine that is issued quarterly?

A
The International Olympic Committee
B
Marvel Comics
C
Demis Roussos
D
Sharon Tate
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6

Ashkenazic and Sephardic are the two divisions of what cultire?

A
Persian
B
Arabian
C
Greek
D
Jewish
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7

Which of these is a fashion designer?

A
Brad Pitt
B
David Letterman
C
Jasper Conran
D
George Best
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