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Daily Quiz #1450

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 January 2013

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1

Who sang, backed by U2, as the first song in the Live 8 concert in Hyde Park, London, in 2005?

A
Mick Jagger
B
Elton John
C
David Bowie
D
Paul McCartney
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2

"Rawhide" was played to a bar full of hostile country music fans in which film?

A
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
B
Easy Rider
C
The Blues Brothers
D
The Gangs of New York
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3

The discovery of what Earth-like planet with the greatest potential for harbouring life found so far, was announced in late September 2010?

A
Gliese 581 e
B
Gliese 581 g
C
Gliese 581 f
D
Gliese 581 c
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4

At the 1976 Summer Olympics, who was the only female competitor not to have a sex test?

A
Princess Anne of the UK
B
Nadia Com─âneci of Romania
C
Nellie Kim of the Soviet Union
D
Luann Ryon of the USA
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5

Which of these establishments is based in Washington, D.C.?

A
FBI
B
CIA
C
The Pentagon
D
Harvard University
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6

Which country declared war on Mexico on 13 May 1846?

A
Peru
B
USA
C
Bolivia
D
Tunisia
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7

In what month is Thanksgiving in the USA ?

A
November
B
December
C
May
D
June
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