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Daily Quiz #1431

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 December 2012

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1

Robert Ludlam created which of these characters?

A
Luke Skywalker
B
Harry Palmer
C
Indiana Jones
D
Jason Bourne
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2

Jessica was the daughter of which of these characters?

A
Romeo
B
King Lear
C
Shylock
D
Macbeth
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3

A club in central London called "The Night Tripper" that opened on 23 December 1966 later changed its name to what?

A
The UFO
B
The Ad Lib
C
The Marquee
D
CBGBs
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4

Which of these is an ape that occurs in tropical and subtropical rainforests from northeast India to Indonesia and north to southern China, including the islands of Sumatra, Borneo and Java, and differs from great apes in being smaller and pair-bonded, in not making nests, and in certain anatomical details in which it more closely resembles a monkey than great apes do?

A
Chimpanzee
B
Gibbon
C
Gorilla
D
Orangutan
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5

In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" from the first ball in both innings?

A
Pair
B
King pair
C
Bronze duck
D
Silver duck
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6

What is the name of the stretch of water between India and Sri Lanka?

A
Cook Strait
B
Strait of Magellan
C
Palk Strait
D
Strait of Juan de Fuca
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7

In the UK in 1926 there was a General Strike that attempted to improve working conditions for which occupational group?

A
Coal miners
B
Doll makers
C
Rice planters
D
Water diviners
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