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Daily Quiz #1757

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 November 2013

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1

Who died at 17 rue Beautrellis, Paris, on 3 July 1971?

A
Brian Jones
B
Jimi Hendrix
C
Janis Joplin
D
Jim Morrison
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2

Pope Francis, when he was elected head of the Roman Catholic church on 14 March 2013, marked a number of firsts for the papacy. Which of these was not one?

A
First from outside Europe for over 1,200 years
B
First Jesuit
C
First Pope named Francis
D
First non-Italian pope
Select from the options above.
3

What position has Boris Johnson held from 4 May 2008?

A
Mayor of London
B
Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World
C
Bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones
D
Goalkeeper for Manchester United
Select from the options above.
4

In January 2013 Novak Djoković and Victoria Azarenka won the respective men's and women's titles in which Championship?

A
Australian Open
B
Qatar Total Open
C
Africa Cup of Nations
D
Tournament of Champions
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5

A 1962 film was called "The Mutiny on the ... " what?

A
Hershey
B
Mars
C
Bounty
D
Snickers
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6

What computer operating system that can be installed on a wide variety of computer hardware (including mobile phones, smartphones, wristwatches, mainframes & supercomputers) is an example of free and open source software collaboration?

A
iOpX
B
Unix
C
Windows
D
Linux
Select from the options above.
7

Where is 0 degrees latitude and 180 degrees longitude?

A
Among the islands that make up Kiribati
B
The Canary Islands, due west of Morocco
C
In the Atlantic Ocean, 20 degrees west of Lisbon, Portugal
D
Wrangel Island, Russia, between the Chukchi Sea and East Siberian Sea
Select from the options above.
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