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Daily Quiz #1842

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 February 2014

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He was a founding member, songwriter, and guitarist with the rock band Magic Alex, made his professional acting debut in 1992 in UK TV, and in TV has starred alongside Robbie Coltrane, Philip Glenister, David Tennant and Jim Broadbent. Who is he?

A
Marc Warren
B
John Lynch
C
James Nesbitt
D
John Simm
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2

Which of these is the largest in area?

A
Spain
B
Texas
C
Tanzania
D
Afghanistan
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3

What are drongos?

A
Small passerines
B
Shrikes
C
Fantails
D
Small furred marsupials
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4

The borders of which country which became independent in 1971 were established with the partition of Bengal and India in 1947, when the region became the eastern wing of the newly formed Pakistan?

A
Clangacymbal
B
Getiton
C
Bangagong
D
Bangladesh
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5

When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the 1983 World Figure Skating Championship with the world's first perfect scores and the routine "Barnum", who was a third member of their team?

A
Brian Blessed
B
Jim Dale
C
Michael Crawford
D
Andrew Lloyd Webber
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6

A single flame gas burner frequently used in student science laboratories is named after whom?

A
John Tilley
B
Michael Faraday
C
Sir Humphry Davy
D
Robert Bunsen
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7

In Victorian cookery, what was one of the main ingredients of mock turtle soup?

A
Pigs trotters
B
Leg of mutton
C
Head of a calf
D
Chicken wings
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