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Daily Quiz #1722

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 October 2013

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1

Which of these is a nickname for France?

A
The Hexagonal
B
The Lizard
C
The Rock
D
Iberia
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2

In 1984 Anne Wood founded a company to produce children's shows for TV, the early shows from which included Pob's Programme, Playbox and Teletubbies. What was it called?

A
Works for Children
B
Play Days
C
Kindle Entertainment
D
Ragdoll Productions
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3

The hula is traditional dance from where?

A
Estonia
B
Hawaii
C
China
D
Hudson Bay
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4

A 2002 feature-length documentary film directed by David C. Thomas, that includes US government surveillance footage of a performance at the protests outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, is about which Detroit-based rock band?

A
MC5
B
R E M
C
O M D
D
Fifty cent
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5

Erik the Red was convicted of killing both Thorgest (after a dispute over a shovel) and Valthjof (who had killed some of his slaves) and banished from Iceland. He led a group of approximately 500 settlers to settle in what country?

A
Canada
B
Greenland
C
Scotland
D
Mexico
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6

Kelly Slater is both the youngest and oldest person to hold the world title in what sport?

A
Snooker
B
Surfing
C
IndyCar racing
D
Wrestling
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7

What part of an egg does albumen come from?

A
White
B
Yolk
C
Shell
D
Nucleus
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