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General Knowledge Quiz for 24 February 2014

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What is an aramaic word meaning "father" that is used as a title of respect to bishops and patriarchs in Coptic, Syrian and Abyssinian churches?

A
Falange
B
Baobab
C
Joshua
D
Abba
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2

According to Ovid, a giant called Argus had his hundred what preserved forever in a peacock's tail, by the goddess Hera?

A
Noses
B
Eyes
C
Ears
D
Tongues
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3

An island bearing the name Victoria Island is found in the Canadian Arctic archipelago, in Ottawa, near the Russian archipelago of Franz Josef Land, in Lagos in Nigeria, in the Chonos Archipelago in Chile, and where else?

A
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, California
B
South of New Zealand
C
Goa, India
D
Off the coast of Kenya
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4

Which of these is a hoofed mammal with a partly leopard-spotted coat, developed in the current form of the breed in north-west America?

A
Positron
B
Appaloosa
C
Lusitano
D
Bentheim Black Pied
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5

Who played the lead roles of Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash in "Tango & Cash", a 1989 American action/comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and Albert Magnoli?

A
Teri Hatcher & Sylvester Stallone
B
Teri Hatcher & Jack Palance
C
Sylvester Stallone & Kurt Russell
D
Kurt Russell & Jack Palance
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6

In a Facebook vote early in 2013 about Monopoly, which of these was voted among the four least popular tokens?

A
Thimble
B
Battleship
C
Top Hat
D
Racing car
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7

Which TV series concentrated on the death of Laura Palmer?

A
Double Exposure
B
Twin Peaks
C
Two for the Price of One
D
A Couple of Mountains
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