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Daily Quiz #1881

General Knowledge Quiz for 13 March 2014

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1

Which of these was the cause of 8.5 million refugees and half a million deaths between August and December 1947?

A
The eruption of Mt Pinatubo in the Philippines
B
The long march in China
C
The partition of India
D
Hurricane Alfred in the Caribbean
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2

If you flew due west from Libreville, capital of the Gabon, where would you first make landfall?

A
Sydney, Australia
B
The mouth of the Amazon River
C
South Somalia
D
Borneo
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3

What international sporting body is based in Dublin, Ireland?

A
World Curling Federation
B
International Rugby Board
C
World Darts Federation
D
International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles
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4

Which of these is a bird?

A
Woodpecker
B
Metalknocker
C
Vegetablepicker
D
Flowertapper
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5

With what would one play a kazoo?

A
Fingers
B
Bow
C
Mouth
D
Plectrum
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6

Who wrote the lyrics to Burt Bacharach's music for the songs including "The Look of Love", "Walk on By", "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", "This Guy's in Love with You" and "I'll Never Fall in Love Again"?

A
Hal David
B
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
C
Carole King
D
Bernie Taupin
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7

Who was the writer of the books on which the UK comedy TV series "Doctor in the House" (1969-70) were based?

A
G K Chesterton
B
James Herriot
C
Nino Culotta
D
Richard Gordon
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