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Daily Quiz #1447

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 January 2013

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1

Who opened a clothing shop together at 430 King's Road, Chelsea, London in 1971?

A
Jean & Chrissie Shrimpton
B
John Lennon & Yoko Ono
C
Coco Chanel & Cecil Beaton
D
Malcolm McLaren & Vivienne Westwood
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2

At the 2009 Freediving Individual World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, and in the Bahamas, competitors from which country won 9 of the 22 medals awarded in addition to setting a world record?

Note: This question was updated in July 2021
A
Italy
B
Afghanistan
C
Germany
D
New Zealand
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3

What is the name of a family of satellites launched since 1995 and operated by Eutelsat, located at 13°E over the Equator (orbital position) with a transmitting footprint over Europe, North Africa and the Middle East?

A
WorldCom
B
Hot Bird
C
Telstar
D
Intelsat
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4

What are the first words of the 1851 song by Stephen Foster called "Old Folks at Home"?

A
So you think you've lost your love
B
Keep right on to the end of the road
C
Are you really goin' out with him?
D
Way down upon the Swannee River
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5

On 31 May 2010, the President of which country announced his resignation after local politicians criticised comments he made in relation to overseas military deployments?

A
South Korea
B
USA
C
Germany
D
Pakistan
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6

On what continent is Niagara Falls?

A
Asia
B
South America
C
Africa
D
North America
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7

What word is used as a synonym for "gourmet", one who appreciates the culinary arts of fine food and drink?

A
Epitome
B
Epicentre
C
Epiphany
D
Epicure
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