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Daily Quiz #1762

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 November 2013

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1

Toe wrestling needs what?

A
A big toe each
B
Comfortable cushions
C
At least five toes between the two contestants
D
A constant supply of beer
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2

What name was given to groups of runaway slaves in Jamaica and Guiana in the 17th and 18th centuries?

A
Crimsons
B
Blues
C
Indigos
D
Maroons
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3

A book by Ernest Hemingway is "The Snows of … " where?

A
Everest
B
Kilimanjaro
C
Fujiyama
D
Mont Blanc
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4

Which of these names is associated with reference books about ships and aircraft?

A
Jenny
B
Janet
C
Joan
D
Jane
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5

What was the name of Sir Fred Hoyle’s theory, an alternative to the Big Bang, that said that there was continuous creation of matter between galaxies, so that as galaxies get further apart, new ones develop between them?

A
Little bang
B
Steady state
C
Whimper
D
River
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6

What river serves as a border for about 640 kilometres (398 miles), separating South Africa to the southeast from Botswana to the northwest and Zimbabwe to the north?

A
The Zambezi
B
The Limpopo
C
The Orinoco
D
The Amazon
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7

In French cuisine, what is the name for a baked dish originating in Germany that is based on a custard made from eggs and milk or cream in a pastry crust, which usually is blind baked before the other ingredients are added for a secondary baking period?

A
Pavlova
B
Pizza
C
Quiche
D
Flan
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