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Daily Quiz #1680

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 August 2013

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1

Hair described as "bouffant" is what?

A
Pulled back
B
Puffed out
C
Cut short
D
In pigtails
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2

Who emigrated to the USA in 1842, opened a detective agency in Chicago in 1861, and organised the US Secret Service?

A
Robert Peel
B
Allan Pinkerton
C
Eliot Ness
D
J Edgar Hoover
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3

In which city would you find Victoria Peak, Victoria Harbour, Tai Mo Shan, Lantau Island, Cheung Chau, Lamma Island, Peng Chau and Tsing Yi Island?

A
Pyongyang
B
Singapore
C
Ho Chi Minh City
D
Hong Kong
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4

How are weights secured on the bar for Olympic weightlifting contests?

A
Spring pins and washers
B
Butterfly nuts
C
Clamps
D
Tightening collars
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5

What information technology company was founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page?

A
e-Bay
B
Facebook
C
Google
D
Amazon
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6

A hexagon has how many angles?

A
5
B
8
C
6
D
7
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7

Which cartoon character is the adoptive father of Swee'Pea, an infant foundling left on his doorstep?

A
Tintin
B
Asterix
C
Popeye
D
Batman
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