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Daily Quiz #1880

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 March 2014

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1

What was the occupation of Willy Loman in the play written in 1949 by Arthur Miller?

A
Salesman
B
Car mechanic
C
Rock singer
D
Physicist
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2

Traditionally, to whom would one go to buy cloth?

A
A milliner
B
A draper
C
A haberdasher
D
An ostler
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3

The aim of which game, normally played on hard dirt or gravel, and also on grass, while standing with the feet together in a small circle, is to throw metal balls as close as possible to a small ball called a cochonnet?

A
Bocce
B
Petanque
C
Bowls
D
Skittles
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4

Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro, known as Cortes, conquered which empire in the Americas?

A
Ottoman
B
Roman
C
Mongol
D
Aztec
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5

Acapulco sits in the foothills of which mountain range?

A
Sierra Madre Occidental
B
Sierra Madre del Sur
C
Sierra Nevada
D
Andes
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6

Twin English playwrights, the play of one of whom famously starred in 2007 a graduate of the Harry Potter film series, share what family name?

A
Stoppard
B
Collinson
C
Shaffer
D
Fournier
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7

Which of these is a disease affecting the eye ?

A
Trachea
B
Trachoma
C
Tijuana
D
Terracotta
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