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Daily Quiz #1665

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 August 2013

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1

What does UAE stand for?

A
Up And Ended
B
Unified African Empire
C
Under Age Employment
D
United Arab Emirates
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2

A regulation basketball court in international games is 28 by 15 meters (approx. 92 by 49 ft). What size should it be for NBA games?

A
85 by 45 feet (26 by 14 metres)
B
92 by 49 ft (28 by 15 metres)
C
110 by 60 feet (34 by 18 metres)
D
94 by 50 feet (29 by 15 metres)
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3

Which American country singer, the younger sister of singer Loretta Lynn, had 18 #1 country hits during the 1970s and 1980s, and is best known for a series of country-pop crossover hits including "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"?

A
Emerald Hurricane
B
Crystal Gayle
C
Diamond Typhoon
D
Amethyst Storm
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4

In France, which of these establishments specialises in selling bread?

A
Charcuterie
B
Boulangerie
C
Pâtisserie
D
Brasserie
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5

What is the basic gauge most commonly used for both still photography and motion pictures?

A
16 mm
B
35 mm
C
8 mm
D
70 mm
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6

Who led barons to revolt against Henry III in 1263 established England's first elected parliament and was killed at the Battle of Evesham in 1265?

A
The Black Prince
B
Oliver Cromwell
C
Simon de Montfort
D
Edward the Tigerheart
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7

The piano piece, Für Elise, well-known to music students, was written by whom?

A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Frédéric Chopin
C
Franz Liszt
D
Robert Schumann
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