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Daily Quiz #1873

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 March 2014

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1

What name is given to the area above the stage into which scenery can be raised?

A
Spiders
B
Grasshoppers
C
Gnats
D
Flies
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2

How many centimetres are there in 3.5 metres?

A
350
B
35
C
3,500
D
35,000
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3

The Tour de France is traditionally held in what month of the year?

A
September
B
May
C
July
D
January
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4

Following the 1997 return of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China to become a special administrative region, Macau was returned to become its second special administrative region. When was that?

A
1999
B
1998
C
2002
D
2001
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5

The Fréjus Rail Tunnel (also called Mont Cenis Tunnel), a rail tunnel 13.7 km (8.5 miles) long, connects which two countries?

A
France and Italy
B
France and Switzerland
C
Switzerland and Italy
D
France and Spain
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6

A businessman with the surname of Masterley is the subject of a comic strip. What is his first name, and the title of the strip?

A
Rupert
B
Alex
C
Peter
D
Roger
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7

Which conductor of the Worcester Glee Club from 1879 to 1889, went on to write "The Enigma Variations" and "The Dream of Gerontius"?

A
Ralph Vaughan Williams
B
Benjamin Britten
C
Edward Elgar
D
Eric Coates
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