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Daily Quiz #1613

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 June 2013

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1

Steel bands originated in which country?

A
Mexico
B
Trinidad
C
Jamaica
D
India
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2

Alfonso de Albuquerque took areas of which modern day country for Portugal in the early 1500s?

A
Vietnam
B
USA
C
Mexico
D
India
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3

Which of these is a fictional character created by P D James?

A
Adrian Mole
B
Paddy Clarke
C
Cordelia Gray
D
Kay Scarpetta
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4

Clusterball is a game involving aircraft, balls, magnetic ramps and a collection point, and is played on what?

A
A pond
B
An icefield
C
A screen
D
A tabletop
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5

In 2012 where is the magnetic North Pole?

A
In Knud Rasmussen Land, Greenland
B
It coincides with the true North Pole
C
In Beaufort Sea, Alaska, USA
D
In the District of Franklin, Canada
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6

What is a method of preserving and sterilizing food, in which a product is processed under very high pressure, leading to the inactivation of certain microorganisms and enzymes in it?

A
The Fleming Process
B
Pasteurisation
C
Pascalisation
D
The Curie Curing Method
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7

Which artist has a daughter and two sons with Jane Asher, whom he married in 1981?

A
Christopher Wood
B
Gerald Scarfe
C
Andy Warhol
D
Albert Uderzo
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