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Daily Quiz #1706

General Knowledge Quiz for 19 September 2013

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1

Which of these is a European capital on the River Spree?

A
Amsterdam
B
Paris
C
Berlin
D
Budapest
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2

How often does a solar eclipse happens somewhere in the world?

A
Every eight years
B
Every 18 months
C
Every 118 years
D
Every three years
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3

Which instrument originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian interpretation of a small guitar-like instrument taken there by Portuguese immigrants?

A
Celeste
B
Mandolin
C
Banjo
D
Ukulele
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4

David Ben-Gurion was the first prime minister of where?

A
Libya
B
Ethiopia
C
Somalia
D
Israel
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5

What major sporting event was held, also in London, shortly after the London 2012 Summer Olympics?

A
2012 Summer Paralympics
B
Sport Relief 2012
C
2012 Cricket County Championship
D
Bandy World Championship 2012
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6

The "Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests In The Atmosphere, In Outer Space And Under Water", known as the "Partial Test Ban Treaty", "Limited Test Ban Treaty" and "Nuclear Test Ban Treaty", introduced in 1963, was signed by a number of countries including the UK, the USA and which other?

A
North Korea
B
China
C
France
D
USSR
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7

What is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat gold in a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze?

A
Fresco
B
Lalique
C
Terracotta
D
Ormolu
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