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Daily Quiz #1440

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 December 2012

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On 12 November 1991 pro-independence student demonstrators in Dili who were protesting the Indonesian occupation of East Timor were shot at by Indonesian forces, killing at least 250. Where were they at the time?

A
The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Vila Verde
B
Universidade Nacional de Timor-Leste
C
The Santa Cruz cemetery
D
Government Palace
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2

Which of these games has 225 squares on a standard board?

A
Snakes and Ladders
B
Noughts and Crosses / Tic-tac-toe
C
Chess
D
Scrabble
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3

Which of these influential 20th Century romantic composers lived beyond the end of the First World War

A
Gabriel Fauré
B
Alexander Scriabin
C
Jules Massenet
D
Claude Debussy
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4

What was the native language of Albert Einstein?

A
Inuit
B
Urdu
C
Latin
D
German
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5

Which member country of the Council of Europe has the smallest population?

A
Liechtenstein
B
San Marino
C
Andorra
D
Monaco
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6

Which of these is not an "angora"?

A
Goat
B
Horse
C
Rabbit
D
Cat
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7

An "imam" is from which religion?

A
Judaism
B
Shinto
C
Christianity
D
Islam
Select from the options above.
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