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Daily Quiz #1510

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 March 2013

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1

Known as "snap apple", "bobbing for apples" and "dooking" what does this game ask its participants to do?

A
Curtsey to one another while covering as many apples as possible
B
Pluck apples or almonds out of burning brandy and eat them
C
Swing apples on a string against one another
D
Capture apples either floating in water or hanging from a string
Select from the options above.
2

According to global media two major, potentially world-changing events took place in the week 6 -13 November 2012. Which were they?

A
US Presidential election (4-yearly), and the congress to change China's leadership (10-yearly)
B
US-Japan hold a military exercise, and the CCAMLR establish an Antarctic marine reserve
C
Walt Disney Pictures acquire Star Wars, and Lance Armstrong is declared a drugs cheat
D
The Moon completes its waning fourth quarter, and Halo 4 launches worldwide
Select from the options above.
3

Stocking stitch is used in what kind of activity?

A
Macramé
B
Tatting
C
Crochet
D
Knitting
Select from the options above.
4

Jane Horrocks plays which role in the TV series "Absolutely Fabulous"?

A
Squeak
B
Bubble
C
Edina
D
Margaret
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5

What is the monetary unit of Cambodia?

A
Kip
B
Dong
C
Baht
D
Riel
Select from the options above.
6

What is another name for oedema?

A
German measles
B
Hiccoughs
C
Dropsy
D
Mumps
Select from the options above.
7

Who escaped to the Isle of Skye, assisted by Flora MacDonald?

A
Mary, Queen of Scots
B
Rob Roy
C
Robert the Bruce
D
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Select from the options above.
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