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Daily Quiz #1490

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 February 2013

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1

Moshing refers to what?

A
Crowd surfing
B
Explosive, aggressive dance in clubs, at concerts and similar
C
A slow romantic encounter
D
Finely creaming potatoes and other vegetables
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2

Which of these is a nickname for the kookaburra?

A
Monkey bird
B
Waltzing matilda
C
Laughing jackass
D
Billabong
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3

What country, part of the Ottoman Empire for 500 years as the provinces of Shkodra, Manastir and Yanya, proclaimed its independence on 28 November 1912, with Ismail Qemali as its first Prime Minister?

A
Botswana
B
Albania
C
Palestine
D
Israel
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4

The Battle of Agincourt in 1415 was fought between which two countries?

A
Denmark and Sweden
B
England and France
C
Germany and Bohemia
D
The Albanian League and the Ottoman Empire
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5

What was the main theme for the 1994 film "Four Weddings and a Funeral"?

A
"How Soon Is Now?" by The Smiths
B
"Help!" by The Beatles
C
"Nothing Lasts Forever" by Echo and the Bunnymen
D
"Love is All Around" by Wet Wet Wet
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6

Which of these is a game thought to have been commercialised in 1760 by John Spilsbury, a London mapmaker and engraver?

A
Jigsaw
B
A Journey Through Europe
C
Chutes and Ladders
D
Chaturaji
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7

Which 19th century Austrian composer is famous for his waltzes such as "The Blue Danube" and "Tales of the Vienna Woods", and the operetta "Die Fledermaus"?

A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Franz Liszt
C
Carl Orff
D
Johann Strauss
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