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Daily Quiz #1778

General Knowledge Quiz for 30 November 2013

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1

Which of these is a weapon developed in South America?

A
Tapas
B
Bolas
C
Polos
D
Gobos
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2

To which of these clubs does "gridiron" not refer?

A
An elite journalistic club in Washington, D.C., USA
B
A club at Oxford University, UK
C
A club for adherents of St Stephen in Wellington, NZ
D
A football club in Louisiana, USA
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3

Countries which in the 19th century permanently abolished the death penalty were the Roman Republic (1849), Venezuela (1854), San Marino (1865), and which other?

A
Singapore
B
Mongolia
C
China
D
Portugal
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4

What 2003 film, starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman and Rachel Weisz, was based on a book by John Grisham?

A
The Firm
B
The Pelican Brief
C
Runaway Jury
D
The Client
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5

Which of these is a bird?

A
Ptarmigan
B
Parmesan
C
Cardigan
D
Partisan
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6

On which coast of South America would you find the country of Venezuela?

A
South
B
East
C
West
D
North
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7

Which 19th century American writer is best known for his "Tales of Mystery and Suspense", "Tales of the Arabesque and the Grotesque", and his poems "The Raven", "The Bells" and "Annabel Lee"?

A
Stephen King
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
Wilbur Smith
D
Edgar Allan Poe
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