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Daily Quiz #1928

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 April 2014

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1

Obsidian, caused naturally when lava cools very quickly, is what type of substance?

A
Glass
B
Pumice
C
Crystal
D
Granite
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2

She has figured in plays by John Lyly, Sir W.S. Gilbert, Lawrence Aronovitch, and George Bernard Shaw as well as in novels, opera, painting, and a video game as well as in place and ship names. Who is she?

A
Tosca
B
Marilyn Monroe
C
Galatea
D
Empress Wen
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3

What does the O stand for in the abbreviation "VSOP"?

A
Octagonal
B
Ordinary
C
Over
D
Old
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4

Which Greek city was also known as Lacedaemon?

A
Corinth
B
Athens
C
Antioch
D
Sparta
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5

Who is the main character in "Blondie", a comic strip which appeared around 1933, who was originally heir to a fortune but was disowned when he married a flapper, Blondie Boopadoop?

A
Jiggs
B
Andy Capp
C
Popeye
D
Dagwood Bumstead
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6

What is "La Sorbonne" in Paris?

A
Church
B
Art Gallery
C
Open air market
D
University
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7

What was the maiden name of Billie Jean King before she married Lawrence King in Long Beach, California on 17 September 1965?

A
McMahon
B
Crawley
C
Moffit
D
Cheney
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