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Daily Quiz #1658

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 August 2013

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1

Which of these characters was the first to appear in "Coronation Street"?

A
Les Battersby
B
Stan Ogden
C
Percy Sugden
D
Ken Barlow
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2

Where was the prophet Muhammad born?

A
Cairo
B
Jerusalem
C
Tashkent
D
Mecca
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3

What kind of ship was the Japanese "Hōshō", commissioned on 27 December 1922, the first purpose-designed ship of its kind to be commissioned anywhere in the world?

A
Aircraft carrier
B
Submarine
C
Floating helicopter base
D
Battleship
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4

When Sir Alex Ferguson retired in May 2013 after 26 years as manager for Manchester United Football Club who succeeded him ?

A
Wayne Rooney
B
José Mourinho
C
David Moyes
D
David Beckham
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5

ETA, an armed nationalist and separatist organization, is based in which country?

A
Palestine
B
Pakistan
C
Algeria
D
Spain
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6

What is the name for a natural satellite that orbits a planet?

A
Moon
B
Townshend
C
Entwhistle
D
Daltry
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7

What is a "billet doux"?

A
Ballet move
B
Love letter
C
Waistcoat
D
Return ticket
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