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Daily Quiz #1642

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 July 2013

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1

In which country is the Arab Spring recognised as first taking hold?

A
Egypt
B
Yemen
C
Tunisia
D
Libya
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2

Snowflake was the name of what albino animal that died in the Barcelona Zoo in 2003?

A
Giraffe
B
Zebra
C
Gorilla
D
Lion
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3

The military aeroplanes the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), the F-22 Raptor, the F-15 Eagle, the F-16 Falcon, the C-17 Globemaster III, the EA-6B Prowler, and the F-111 are powered by engines from which manufacturer?

A
General Electric
B
Pratt and Whitney
C
Rolls Royce
D
Merlin
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4

The aim of a hot dog eating contest is to ...?

A
Eat the hottest hot dogs
B
Eat a set number of hot dogs with the greatest elegance
C
Eat the most hot dogs in a set time
D
Give them a good wash and cool them down so that small children can eat them easily
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5

The New Spitalfields Market in Leyton, East London, deals in what?

A
Fish
B
Plants
C
Meat
D
Fruit, vegetables and flowers
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6

With what profession was Vidal Sassoon most associated?

A
Sculpture
B
Hairdressing
C
Cookery
D
Painting
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7

The Spanish playwright, poet, musician, artist, theatre director Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936) is best known for which of these?

A
The Rural trilogy Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernarda Alba
B
The Butterfly's Evil Spell
C
Sonnets of Dark Love
D
An Andalusian Dog
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