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Daily Quiz #1459

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 January 2013

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Between 1783 and 1865, Englishmen William Wilberforce, Sir Cecil Wray and Dr Beilby Porteus, Africans Olaudah Equiano and Ignatius Sancho and, in the USA, William Lloyd Garrison, John Greenleaf Whittier, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, Charles Henry Langston and John Mercer Langston were leading figures in which movement?

A
Removal of the death penalty
B
Abolition of the slave trade
C
Boy Scouts
D
Suffragette (votes for women)
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2

How many ounces are there in 8 lbs?

A
128
B
108
C
112
D
120
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3

What London establishment was created in 1753 by Sir Harris Sloane?

A
London Zoo, Regents Park
B
The British Museum
C
The National Potrait Gallery
D
The Royal Society
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4

The logo of which car manufacturer is based on an arrangement of three red diamonds?

A
Fiat
B
Lada
C
Mitsubishi
D
Peugeot
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5

"Summer of the Seventeenth Doll", a 1955 play by Ray Lawler, is set in Carlton, a suburb of what city?

A
Chicago, USA
B
London, UK
C
San Francisco, USA
D
Melbourne, Australia
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6

Seoul is the capital of which country?

A
Egypt
B
Japan
C
Thailand
D
South Korea
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7

Who beat Muhammad Ali in his last professional fight in 1982?

A
Sonny Liston
B
Trevor Berbick
C
Mike Tyson
D
Shane Sutciffe
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