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Daily Quiz #1641

General Knowledge Quiz for 16 July 2013

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1

In which sport is it forbidden for anyone to play left handed?

A
Baseball
B
Curling
C
Polo
D
Cricket
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2

What is the capital of the Isle of Man?

A
Eric
B
Douglas
C
Bob
D
Tom
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3

How many days are there in the last three months of the Western calendar year?

A
90
B
92
C
93
D
91
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4

The IWC, an international body established in 1946, is concerned with what activity?

A
Wolves
B
Woodchopping
C
Wheat
D
Whaling
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5

Which of these "Catherine/Katherine"s was never a queen or empress?

A
Born 1729, the daughter of a German prince. Married Peter, Duke of Holstein. Died 1796.
B
Born 1684 in Lithuania. Married a Swedish soldier. Died 1727.
C
Catherine of Siena, born 1347. Persuaded the Pope to return to Rome from Avignon. Died 1389
D
Daughter of Ferdinand & Isabella of Spain, born 1485. Married the Prince of Wales, 1501. Died 1536.
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6

"Take up the bodies. Such a sight as this becomes the field, but here shows much amiss. Go, bid the soldiers shoot." are the last lines of which play?

A
The Tragicall History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
B
A Midsummer NIght's Dream by William Shakespeare
C
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
D
The Country Wife by William Wycherley
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7

What tough, tightly woven fabric used to make suits, overcoats, trousers and other garments, traditionally made from worsted wool fibre, was patented by Thomas Burberry in 1888?

A
Gabardine
B
Worsted
C
Tweed
D
Twill
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