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Daily Quiz #1714

General Knowledge Quiz for 27 September 2013

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1

What figure in Greek mythology was killed by a wild boar?

A
Hades
B
Adonis
C
Charon
D
Erebus
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2

Why were the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles boycotted by the Soviet Union and most of the communist world (though China, Romania, and Yugoslavia participated)?

A
As a lever in political negotiations with the US
B
A global economic recession that affected much of the developed world
C
Because of suspected US involvement in the assassination of Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat in 1981
D
In retaliation for the US-led boycott of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow
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3

Who wrote the children’s books “Mr. Peabody's Apples”, ”Yakov and the Seven Thieves”, “The Adventures of Abdi” and “Lotsa De Casha”, that were published between 2003 and 2005?

A
Ian Fleming
B
Sarah Ferguson
C
Madonna
D
Britney Spears
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4

Which of these is a famous phrase from the film "Casablanca"?

A
I'll be back
B
Go ahead, make my day
C
Round up the usual suspects
D
We’re not worthy
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5

The chemical compound trinitrotoluene is what colour when solid?

A
Black
B
Dark blue
C
Pale yellow
D
White
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6

Where is The Bridge of Sighs?

A
Florence
B
Venice
C
Pisa
D
Rome
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7

What phrase refers to a bathroom directly connected to a bedroom?

A
En masse
B
En face
C
En suite
D
En route
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