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Daily Quiz #1875

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 March 2014

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1

According to Greek legend, who had the task of with rolling a marble block up a hill for eternity?

A
Adonis
B
Icarus
C
Oedipus
D
Sisyphus
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2

What is the world's largest invertebrate?

A
King crab
B
Colossal squid
C
Goliath Birdeater Tarantula
D
Beef Tapeworm
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3

Which of these is a port in Norway?

A
Ibsen
B
Bergen
C
Corfu
D
Oslo
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4

One of the 50 states of the USA does not use the system based on English, and subsequently USA, common law which the rest use, but bases its civil law on Spanish and which other law system?

A
Portuguese
B
Dutch
C
French
D
Norwegian
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5

What is credited in Western media with having caused the political downfall in 2012 of Bo Xilai, a senior Chinese leader and party chief in the south-western metropolis of Chongqing?

A
Taking bribes during the administration of Chongqing to build a Disneyland centre
B
His wife's suspected involvement in the murder of a British businessman
C
Blogging an indiscreet criticism of the Communist Party in China
D
Being suspected of wanting to defect to Taiwan
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6

Which two countries between them have won every Netball World Championship since its inception in 1963?

A
Jamaica and Egypt
B
England and Zimbabwe
C
Australia and New Zealand
D
South Africa and Kazakhstan
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7

Which of these is a famous French playwright?

A
Bruno Racine (1951-now)
B
Louis Racine (1692-1763)
C
René Racine (1939-now)
D
Jean Racine (1639-1699)
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