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Daily Quiz #1827

General Knowledge Quiz for 18 January 2014

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1

Which of these is not an annual music festival in Belgium?

A
Pukkelpop
B
Rock Werchter
C
Graspop Metal Meeting
D
Rock am Ring
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2

How was Joan of Arc killed in 1431 after she was captured by the Burgundians, sold to the English and tried by an ecclesiastical court?

A
Firing squad
B
Electric chair
C
Lethal injection
D
Burnt at the stake
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3

What do the notes for the "euro" have on the front (recto)?

A
Bridges
B
Windows or gateways
C
Historical figures
D
Forms of transport
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4

Which of these is a pyrotechnic composition of a metal powder and a metal oxide, which produces a reaction that is not explosive, but creates short bursts of high temperatures on a small area for a short period?

A
Thermite
B
Napthalene
C
Chlorine
D
Sodium chloride
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5

Which of these TV series started broadcasting first?

A
Eight is Enough
B
M*A*S*H
C
Starsky and Hutch
D
Mary Tyler Moore Show
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6

What was the Olympics venue announced by Jacques Rogge as his last before he resigned as President of the IOC?

A
Brazil 2016
B
Tokyo 2020
C
2018 PyeongChang
D
2014 Sochi
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7

What was the occupation of Polish trade unionist and politician Lech Walesa?

A
Computer programmer
B
Shepherd
C
Author of children's books
D
Electrician
Select from the options above.
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