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Daily Quiz #1834

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 January 2014

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1

In the 3rd millennium BCE the Indus Valley civilisation was using distance measurements precise to a unit of what?

A
1.704 mm (1/16 inch)
B
4.7 mm (approx. 1/5 inch)
C
2 cm (approx. 4/5 inch)
D
2.5 mm (approx. 1/10 inch)
Select from the options above.
2

In May 2001, Christopher Bailey was appointed creative director of which British luxury fashion house that manufactures clothing, fragrances and fashion accessories?

A
Burberry
B
House of Quant
C
Chanel
D
Calvin Klein
Select from the options above.
3

Which film actor (1895-1926) is known for his films "The Four Horsemen", "The Sheik" and "Blood And Sand"?

A
Rudolph Valentino
B
Leonardo DiCaprio
C
Sean Penn
D
Matt Damon
Select from the options above.
4

If someone "rides the tube" what are they likely to be doing?

A
Walking through the Hadron Collider
B
Travelling on a high speed train
C
Surfing a wave
D
Carrying out a scientific experiment
Select from the options above.
5

Tierra del Fuego is volcanically active and sits at the tip of which tectonic plate?

A
Nazca
B
Antarctic
C
South American
D
Scotia
Select from the options above.
6

Who was said to have interceded to save the life of Captain John Smith, was later taken hostage and held at Jamestown, married John Rolfe, came to England and died at Gravesend in 1617?

A
Little Sun
B
Minnehaha
C
Hinemoa
D
Pocahontas
Select from the options above.
7

What is a panemone?

A
An ancient Macedonian feast during June
B
A climbing Greek flower
C
An 18th century bread-making machine
D
A vertical axis wind turbine where the blades or sails move horizontally
Select from the options above.
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