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Daily Quiz #1751

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 November 2013

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1

Lawnmower racing as a sport took off in the second half of the 20th century in the UK, USA and Australia; what reason was quoted in the UK?

A
The lawns needed mowing
B
To settle an argument about handicapping
C
The participants just felt like it
D
Other motorsport was too expensive
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2

What weapon is associated with Robin Hood?

A
Bow and arrow
B
Spear
C
Musket
D
Light sabre
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3

What is the primary intelligence agency of Albania that was created in 1991?

A
Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND)
B
The State Intelligence Service (SHISH)
C
Agencja Wywiadu (AW)
D
The Public Security Intelligence Agency
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4

Cragside House in Northumberland, England, was the first building to be lit by electricity sourced from where?

A
Nuclear power
B
Wind turbine
C
Solar panels
D
Hydroelectricity
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5

A piece for cornet, accompanied by a brass band plus clarinet and double bass, was composed and used as theme music for which TV show?

A
Bleak House
B
Meet Mister Callaghan
C
Amba, the Russian Tiger
D
Coronation Street
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6

In the 19th century, Chief Shaka was the leader of which group?

A
Zulus
B
Punjab indians
C
Comanche
D
Tongans
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7

Which of these is a mythical bird that rose from the ashes of a fire?

A
Dodo
B
Bird of paradise
C
Phoenix
D
Partridge
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