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Daily Quiz #1927

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 April 2014

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1

What is the name for a rotating rod with oblong lobes sticking out of it, that is fitted in a car's engine block?

A
Connor shaft
B
Camshaft
C
Cartershaft
D
Chris-shaft
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2

What branch of the British military wear red caps?

A
Military police
B
Catering corps
C
Entertainment division
D
Transport section
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3

The engines used in Formula One between 1960 and 1990 by Motor Racing Developments Ltd (known as Brabham) were Coventry-Climax, Cosworth DFV, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Yamaha, Judd and which other?

A
Mercedes
B
Ferrari
C
Repco
D
Honda
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4

John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their famous "bed ins" for peace In which two cities in 1969?

A
Gibraltar and Chicago
B
London and Sydney
C
Amsterdam and Montreal
D
Delhi and Johannesburg
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5

Antonia Robinson and Anna Valentine, London designers who work under the name Robinson Valentine, designed a cream-coloured dress and coat worn by whom at her wedding to Prince Charles on 9 April 2005?

A
Madonna
B
Camilla Parker Bowles
C
Shania Twain
D
Jennifer Aniston
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6

After World War II Emperor Hirohito of Japan signed the treaty ending the state of war with Britain on 9 September of which year?

A
1951
B
1946
C
1964
D
1970
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7

Where is the Great Karoo found?

A
South Africa
B
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
C
Bhutan
D
Beside Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia
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