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Daily Quiz #1532

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 March 2013

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1

Where did Portuguese traders begin to settle in the 16th century, administering the area until 20 December 1999?

A
Macau
B
Goa
C
New Guinea
D
Laos
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2

Which of these items used to be part of some kinds of typewriter?

A
Daisy wheel
B
Primrose circle
C
Rose water
D
Daffodil twister
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3

Blue Mountain Coffee, noted for its mild flavour and lack of bitterness (the beans of which are the flavour base of Tia Maria coffee liqueur), is grown in which country?

A
Spain
B
Cuba
C
Brazil
D
Jamaica
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4

Which of these is an example of an "anthropoid"?

A
Wasp
B
Ape
C
Deer
D
Bear
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5

Ben Hogan, Sam Snead and Byron Nelson competed against each other in the 1940s in which sport?

A
Rugby union
B
Tennis
C
Athletics
D
Golf
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6

Inspired by lucid dreaming and corporate espionage, it won Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Cinematography. Which film is it?

A
Inception
B
The Matrix
C
In Dreams
D
Electric Dreams
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7

Who created the character of the detective priest known as Father Brown?

A
Barbara Vine
B
Somerset Maugham
C
Georges Simenon
D
G K Chesterton
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