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Daily Quiz #1782

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 December 2013

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1

The phrase "The Dashing White Sergeant" refers to ...?

A
A breed of dog
B
Prince Andrew
C
Dance
D
Book by Charles Dickens
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2

Vert skating, included in X Games, uses what equipment?

A
Blade skates
B
Roller skates
C
In-line skates
D
Skateboards
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3

Which of these words does not appear in the title of a 1990 film by Anthony Minghella?

A
Deeply
B
Madly
C
Truly
D
Gladly
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4

In 1642, Cardinal Mazarin succeeded whom as Chief Minister of France?

A
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
B
Cardinal Dubois
C
Cardinal Richelieu
D
Louis Henri de Bourbon, Duke of Bourbon
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5

Why did the Roslin Institute in Scotland become known world-wide in 1996?

A
Identifying the SARS virus
B
Work on victims of the Dunblane Massacre
C
Preparing for the reinstallation of the Stone of Scone in Edinburgh Castle
D
The birth of the cloned sheep, Dolly
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6

Buenos Aires and Montevideo are sited on opposite sides of which river?

A
The Orinoco
B
The Amazon
C
Elqui River
D
Rio de la Plata
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7

In which conflict between 1455 and 1485 were there battles at St Albans, Northampton, Wakefield, Towton, Barnet, Tewksebury and Bosworth?

A
The Seven Years War
B
The Civil War
C
The Wars of the Roses
D
The Jacobite Rebellion
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