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Daily Quiz #1870

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 March 2014

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1

What is the collective name for table items such as salt, mustard, vinegar and pepper?

A
Consonants
B
Compliments
C
Condiments
D
Cormorants
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2

Which British ruler was nicknamed "The Merry Monarch"?

A
Henry VIII
B
Charles II
C
Victoria
D
George V
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3

Which country voted in November 2012 to work to become the 51st state of the USA?

A
Nicaragua
B
Belize
C
Honduras
D
Puerto Rico
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4

Which of these is a word for the irrational fear of women?

A
Gynophobia
B
Glossophobia
C
Venustraphobia
D
Ephebiphobia
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5

The playwright famous for plays such as "Arcadia", and "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead", and for screenplays such as "Shakespeare in Love" was born where?

A
Czechoslovakia
B
UK
C
Singapore
D
India
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6

Table tennis, or ping-pong as it was called then, was delighting the upper class English in the 1880s. It was played with an odd assortment of equipment; which of these was not recorded as one of them?

A
Cigar box lids
B
Champagne corks
C
Books
D
Ladies' veils
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7

Which of these has the northernmost capital city?

A
Finland
B
Greenland
C
Norway
D
England
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