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Daily Quiz #1536

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 April 2013

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1

Clara Petacci was the mistress of whom?

A
Edward VIII
B
Hitler
C
Stalin
D
Mussolini
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2

What is the literal translation of the French phrase "cul de sac"?

A
The neck of the sack
B
The end of the road
C
The bottom of the bag
D
Dead end
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3

Who is a central figure in Homer's "Iliad"?

A
Marge
B
Achilles
C
Babe Ruth
D
Jason
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4

Which of these characters appear in the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewit"?

A
Mr Pluck and Mr Pyke
B
Charity and Mercy Pecksniff
C
Mr and Mrs Sowerberry
D
Miss Havisham and Estella
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5

What is an Afrikaans and South African English word for a roughly circular enclosure for livestock, surrounded by fencing?

A
Kraal
B
Igloo
C
Boma
D
Tepee
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6

What is the name for a mixture of clay, sand and silt?

A
Peat
B
Loam
C
Gravel
D
Sludge
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7

How many members of a netball team are allowed to shoot at goal?

A
4
B
2
C
3
D
5
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