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Daily Quiz #1509

General Knowledge Quiz for 6 March 2013

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1

Who became president of the Islamic Repubic of Iran in August 2005?

A
Jalal Talabani
B
Hamid Karzai
C
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
D
Bashar al-Assad
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2

A game originating in Mexico, much loved by Henri III of France and highly popular in many countries currently, particularly with children, is called (in English)...?

A
Ker Plunk
B
Cup-and-ball
C
Marbles
D
Tennis
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3

During which war were occupying Ottoman forces forced to withdraw from the town of Aqaba after a raid led by T. E. Lawrence and the Arab forces of Sharif Hussein?

A
Seven Days War
B
World War II
C
Crimean War
D
World War I
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4

Which river flows through Cologne?

A
Danube
B
Rhine
C
Main
D
Oder
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5

What song was written by Bob Geldof in the aftermath of Brenda Ann Spencer's attempted massacre at an elementary school across the street from her house in San Diego, California, in 1979?

A
Ruby Tuesday
B
Monday, Monday
C
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
D
I Don't Like Mondays
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6

Which of these is not a rodent?

A
Dog
B
Rabbit
C
Rat
D
Skunk
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7

Which of these is a short coat, either sleeveless, or with short sleeves or shoulder pieces, which was a common item of men's clothing in the Middle Ages?

A
Trebuchet
B
Laird
C
Tabard
D
Ostler
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