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Daily Quiz #1785

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 December 2013

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1

What do the French call "crème anglais"?

A
Mayonnaise
B
Apple sauce
C
Custard
D
Worcestershire sauce
Select from the options above.
2

What is the name for the shape of a proscenium in a theatre?

A
The proscenium square
B
The proscenium arch
C
The proscenium apron
D
The proscenium drop
Select from the options above.
3

Which group of 6 women in ancient Rome each had a term of office of 30 years (10 to be trained, 10 to work, including keeping a flame alive, and 10 to educate others)?

A
Oracles of Delphi
B
Vestal Virgins
C
Mothers of the Flame
D
Little Sisters of Mercy
Select from the options above.
4

An American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, is Edgar Rice who?

A
Casio
B
Hewlett-Packard
C
Fujitsu
D
Burroughs
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5

In 1936, prototypes of a car called "strength through joy", with a round shape and air-cooled, flat-four, rear-mounted engine, appeared and was developed to become which car that is still recognisable?

A
Volkswagen Beetle
B
Morris Oxford / Morris Isis
C
BMW Z series
D
Fiat 500 Bambina
Select from the options above.
6

What was one aspect characterising the races for the Louis Vuitton Cup in 2013?

A
For much of some of the races there was only one boat competing
B
The Team NZ boat kept breaking a mast
C
A fourth team was included in the Round Robin at the last minute
D
The contest was a draw
Select from the options above.
7

Which area, which translates as "the land of five rivers", is on the border between India and Pakistan?

A
Punjab
B
Assam
C
Kerala
D
Lahore
Select from the options above.
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