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Daily Quiz #1624

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 June 2013

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1

Blood Wedding (1932) by Garcia Lorca was based on elements of a true story which happened when?

A
1930
B
1590
C
1822
D
1928
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2

Which of these was a Spanish explorer and conquistador, best known for having crossed the Isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513, thus being the first European to lead an expedition to reach the Pacific from the New World?

A
Ferdinand Magellan
B
Francisco Pizarro
C
Hernán Cortés
D
Vasco Núñez de Balboa
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3

Which British Prime Minister introduced "the welfare state" to the UK?

A
Attlee
B
Baldwin
C
Lloyd George
D
Wilson
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4

Which of these developed an early version of a computer in the 19th century?

A
Charles Babbage
B
Dr Christiaan Barnard
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Gottlieb Daimler
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5

What word was coined by Charles Richet to denote a substance or spiritual energy "exteriorised" by physical mediums, said to be associated with formation of ghosts?

A
Spectrometer
B
Poltergeist
C
Doppelgänger
D
Ectoplasm
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6

Which of these sauces was invented in China?

A
Béarnaise
B
Tabasco
C
Soy
D
Worcestershire
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7

What is the maximum number of goal keepers allowed on the field during a game of soccer?

A
1
B
2
C
4
D
6
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