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Daily Quiz #1734

General Knowledge Quiz for 17 October 2013

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1

The TT on the Isle of Man, first run in 1905, is for what?

A
Cars with drivers who don't drink alcohol
B
Motorcycles
C
Table top model train races
D
Visa processing services for European travel
Select from the options above.
2

The White Horse Temple, established in Luoyang in 68 AD under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang is, according to tradition, the first temple in China, of what religion?

A
Christian
B
Islamic
C
Buddhist
D
Shinto
Select from the options above.
3

Edwin Budding invented a tool in 1827 in Thrupp, just outside Stroud in Gloucestershire in the UK which in one of its current forms is used throughout gardens, parks, and sports grounds worldwide. What was it?

A
Sprinkler
B
Dandelion spade
C
Grass roller
D
Lawn mower
Select from the options above.
4

What is a genus of 422 species of flowering annual, biennial, and perennial plants commonly known as the cranesbills?

A
Bougainvillea
B
Geranium
C
Pelargonium
D
Hydrangea
Select from the options above.
5

A second referendum is due to be held for which commonwealth to decide whether, among other options, to become the 51st state of the USA?

A
Puerto Rico
B
South Georgia
C
Dominica
D
The Antilles
Select from the options above.
6

In the first century AD, which rebellious British chieftain, of the Catuvellauni, was taken to Rome in chains?

A
Caratacus
B
Prasutagus
C
Lugotorix
D
Canute
Select from the options above.
7

Which screen villain likes liver, fava beans and chianti?

A
Dracula
B
Freddy Krueger
C
Hannibal Lecter
D
The Mask
Select from the options above.
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