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Daily Quiz #1783

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 December 2013

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1

What is the largest dam structure in the USA?

A
Cromwell
B
Aswan
C
Hoover
D
Grand Coolee
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2

Who played the title role in the 1998 film "Blade"?

A
Laurence Fishburne
B
Wesley Snipes
C
Samuel L Jackson
D
Will Smith
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3

Which of these is a basic blend of ground spices common in Indian and other South Asian cuisines?

A
Garam masala
B
Gram Parsons
C
Gounod
D
Lassi
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4

In 1953 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed in the USA for spying for which country?

A
North Korea
B
China
C
Soviet Union
D
Germany
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5

Why were the Winter Olympic Games at Lillehammer in 1994 held only 2 years after the previous ones, at Albertsville?

A
The Lillehammer venues were to be torn down in 1995
B
Error by the International Olympic Commission
C
To change the timing, to alternate with the Summer Olympics
D
Impending war in the Middle East
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6

Who wrote the music for the 1879 comic opera The Pirates of Penzance patter song "I am the very model of a modern Major-General"?

A
Sir Edward Elgar
B
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
C
Sir Arthur Sullivan
D
William Byrd
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7

What is an eating disorder characterized by extremely low body weight, distorted body image and an obsessive fear of gaining weight which has an incidence of between 8 and 13 cases per 100,000 persons per year, and largely affects young adolescent women?

A
Opsophagos
B
Muscle dysmorphia
C
Paris syndrome
D
Anorexia nervosa
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