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Daily Quiz #1464

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 January 2013

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1

The 4 main divisions of a symphony orchestra do not include which of these?

A
Percussion
B
Strings
C
Woodwinds
D
Horns
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2

Brazil is the world's biggest coffee producer. What is the second biggest?

A
India
B
Indonesia
C
Vietnam
D
Guatemala
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3

Who played Alan's young son, Jake, in the TV series "Two and a Half Men"?

A
Jon Cryer
B
Charlie Sheen
C
Angus T. Jones
D
Ron Howard
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4

Upon whom did Pope Leo X confer the title "Defender of the Faith" in 1521?

A
King Philippe II of Spain
B
King Henry VIII of England
C
William of Orange
D
Emperor Franz Joseph
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5

Who was the world chess champion from 1969 to 1972?

A
Boris Spassky
B
Bobby Fischer
C
Anatoli Karpov
D
Mstislav Rostropovich
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6

What is an inflamed swelling on the skin?

A
Roast
B
Bake
C
Boil
D
Simmer
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7

Comedian Ernie Wise was the subject of a publicity campaign launched in the UK on 1 January 1985 as being the first person in the UK to use what?

A
Hovercraft
B
Microwave oven
C
Mobile phone
D
Steam iron
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