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Daily Quiz #1659

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 August 2013

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1

Which of these is a percussion instrument?

A
Cornet
B
Oboe
C
Harp
D
Tambourine
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2

Where did the cartoon character "Casper" first appear?

A
All Star Comics
B
A film, "The Friendly Ghost"
C
The New Yorker
D
San Francisco Chronicle
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3

What is the title of Luxembourg's Head of State?

A
Emperor
B
Prince
C
King
D
Grand Duke
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4

According to Norse legend, which of these is the chief of the Valkyries (warrior maidens)?

A
Cassandra
B
Lorelei
C
Brünnhilde
D
Boadicea
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5

What name was given to 6 December 1745, after highlanders under Charles Edward Stuart reached Derby causing a financial panic in London?

A
Scottish Monday
B
Black Friday
C
Bloody Sunday
D
Pancake Tuesday
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6

What is a marlin?

A
Wizard
B
Fish
C
Reptile
D
Large oven
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7

Who, after splitting from a long term girlfriend in 2008, briefly dated actress Kate Hudson, and in 2012 was dating Serbian tennis star Ana Ivanovic?

A
Richard Branson
B
Roger Federer
C
Adam Scott
D
Silvio Berlusconi
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