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Daily Quiz #1871

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 March 2014

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Which of these ships is the largest?

A
HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
B
HMS Endeavour, used for James Cook's first Pacific voyage, 1768–71
C
The "Golden Hind", captained by Sir Francis Drake for his global circumnavigation, 1577-1580
D
RRS Discovery, used by Robert F. Scott & Ernest Shackleton on their journey to the Antarctic, 1901
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2

Which World Championship inaugurated in 1963 has been dominated primarily by the Australian and New Zealand national teams?

A
Netball
B
Baseball
C
American Football
D
Table tennis
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3

Which of these series of books was created by Roger Hargreaves?

A
SpongeBob SquarePants
B
Thomas the Tank Engine
C
Winnie the Pooh
D
Mr Men
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4

What Hindu practice involves a widow throwing herself onto her husband's funeral pyre?

A
Sari
B
Suttee
C
Burqa
D
Ramadan
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5

What is the name for the coloured part around the pupil of the eye?

A
Iris
B
Flag
C
Lily
D
Arum
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6

The 1983 film "Staying Alive" was the sequel to what film?

A
Face/Off
B
Saturday Night Fever
C
Pulp Fiction
D
My Left Foot
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7

The Champagne area of France is nearest to which of these countries?

A
Italy
B
Spain
C
Portugal
D
Belgium
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