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Daily Quiz #1922

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 April 2014

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On 6 February 1840, what document was signed by Captain William Hobson (on behalf of Queen Victoria) and a number of Maori chiefs as the basis for New Zealand to become part of the British Empire?

A
Treaty of London
B
Treaty of Waitangi
C
Kapa Haka
D
Pokarekareana
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2

What sort of sound does a goose make?

A
Coo
B
Tweet
C
Honk
D
Squeak
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3

At the 1972 Olympic Games at Munich, who won back to back gold medals in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres, defeating American distance runner Steve Prefontaine in the former?

A
Emil Zátopek
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Peter Snell
D
Lasse Virén
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4

Which of these is Marge Simpson's mother?

A
Hillary Rodham
B
Eleanor Roosevelt
C
Jacqueline Bouvier
D
Jane Wyman
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5

Who wrote the 1955 novel "The Quiet American"?

A
Graham Greene
B
W Somerset Maugham
C
Neville Shute
D
John LeCarré
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6

Vodka is the principal alcoholic content of which of these cocktails?

A
Screwdriver
B
Manhattan
C
Grasshopper
D
Daiquiri
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7

The Tuareg are the principal inhabitants of which area?

A
Australian interior
B
Amazon Basin
C
India
D
Sahara Desert
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