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Daily Quiz #1628

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 July 2013

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Playing a scenario close to the rise and assassination of real-life 1930s Louisiana Governor, Huey Long, the film won three Oscars (Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Picture) and was nominated for four more. Which was it?

A
State of the Union
B
All the King's Men
C
Citizen Kane
D
The Farmer's Daughter
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2

Winchester was the capital of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom?

A
Wessex
B
Sussex
C
Essex
D
East Anglia
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3

What English pop band, formed in Manchester in 1990 with Robbie Williams, Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange and Mark Owen, achieved major success in the early to mid 1990s, split up in 1996, and in 2006 released the album "Beautiful World"?

A
Take That
B
Wham!
C
Howzat?
D
Blam! Blam! Blam!
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4

What is produced from coarse aggregate, sand, cement and water?

A
Mortar
B
Gingernut biscuits
C
Concrete
D
Stucco
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5

Poteen, an illegally distilled alcoholic drink, is made in which country?

A
Iceland
B
Ireland
C
India
D
Italy
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6

What island nation located in the central tropical Pacific Ocean, comprising 32 atolls and one raised coral island, dispersed over 3,500,000 square kilometres, (1,351,000 square miles) was formerly called the Gilbert Islands?

A
The People's Republic of Benin
B
The Republic of Kiribati
C
Fiji
D
Burkina Faso
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7

Who became Heavyweight world boxing champion after Riddick Bowe refused to fight him in 1992?

A
Gentleman Jackson
B
Cassius Clay
C
Marquess of Queensberry
D
Lennox Lewis
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