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Daily Quiz #1911

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 April 2014

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1

Tenzing Norgay was famous for his activities in what field?

A
Mountaineering
B
Beekeeping
C
Pop singing
D
Manufacture of alpine equipment
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2

Which of these countries is south of the equator?

A
Ivory Coast
B
Venezuela
C
Suriname
D
Peru
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3

Which poet's middle name is Bysshe?

A
Shelley
B
Keats
C
Byron
D
Wordsworth
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4

Which of these was not the name of one of the three "Angels" in the first TV series of "Charlie's Angels", first broadcast in the US in 1976 / 1977?

A
Jill
B
Kelly
C
Sabrina
D
Julie
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5

Which of these words is a common English word for moonshine, illicitly-distilled corn whiskey?

A
Poitin
B
Hooch
C
Mash
D
Mountain mist
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6

Sigmund Freud coined the term Oedipus complex to describe the tendency for a male to want to kill his father and marry his mother. What did he call the female equivalent (of a female being attached to her father and wishing to replace her mother)?

A
Electra complex
B
Clytemnestra complex
C
Iphigenia complex
D
Chrysothemis complex
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7

What century were the four major eruptions of the volcano on Krakatoa, heard some 3,000 miles away and changing global weather patterns and temperatures for years?

A
15th
B
19th
C
12th
D
18th
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