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Daily Quiz #1779

General Knowledge Quiz for 1 December 2013

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1

Which country between the Andes mountain range and the Atlantic Ocean has borders with Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay?

A
Abu Dhabi
B
Guatemala
C
Somalia
D
Argentina
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2

Who made the first solo non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in 1927?

A
Charles Lindbergh
B
Charles Kingsford-Smith
C
Amy Johnson
D
Captain John Alcock
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3

The Dalai Lama is a high lama in which religion?

A
Taoism
B
Hinduism
C
Christianity
D
Buddhism
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4

Which of these words means the back of the head?

A
Brow
B
Lilliput
C
Occupancy
D
Occiput
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5

Hazards created or used to challenge a golfer near the green where the ball needs to be sunk are bunkers (usually filled with sand), water such as lakes or rivers, and which else?

A
Dense vegetation and/or rough grass
B
Bleachers for the audience to sit on
C
Tethered helium balloons
D
Patches of concrete paving
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6

Who was US Ambassador to Great Britain at the start of World War II, from 1938 to 1940?

A
John F Kennedy
B
Joseph P Kennedy, Snr.
C
Edward Kennedy
D
Robert F Kennedy
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7

Which of these is a dance-theatre version of a Tim Burton film, choreographed by Matthew Bourne with a score adapted from Danny Elfman's film themes by Terry Davies, that opened at Sadler's Wells, London, in December 2005?

A
Petrouchka
B
Edward Scissorhands
C
Chess
D
Sleepy Ted
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