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Daily Quiz #1883

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 March 2014

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1

What provides the staple diet of a koala?

A
Macadamia tree
B
Bamboo
C
Eucalyptus tree
D
Palm tree
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2

Which of these is at one end of the Suez Canal?

A
Bangkok
B
Port Said
C
Mumbai
D
Acapulco
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3

What mythical monster In Greek mythology with the face of a woman and the body of a vulture stole food and was an agent of punishment, abducted people and tortured them?

A
Minotaur
B
Harpy
C
Hydra
D
Valkyrie
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4

In the 2012 Olympics, the gold medallist in the women's shotput was later deprived of her medal, making world champion Valerie Adams, New Zealand, the gold medallist instead. Why?

A
Her claim to represent the country under whose flag she competed was not legal
B
She was not yet officially a woman
C
Positive drug test both before and after the finals
D
A video replay was eventually found to show that her winning shot involved illegal foot placement
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5

The pirate radio station Radio Caroline was named after the daughter of which US President?

A
John F Kennedy
B
Dwight D Eisenhower
C
Franklin D Roosevelt
D
Lyndon B Johnson
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6

During the production of the Disney animated feature "Fantasia", what nickname was given by the animation department to the unnamed sorcerer in "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment?

A
Abracadabra
B
Yen Sid
C
Gandalf
D
Pluto
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7

What is a khukri?

A
Turkish stew
B
Inwardly curved knife
C
Type of fish
D
Bullock
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