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Daily Quiz #1932

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 May 2014

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1

The word "Scandinavian" refers to which part of the world?

A
Nepal, Tibet and southern China
B
Spain and Portugal
C
Northern South America
D
Northern Europe
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2

What is the name of the ripple effect caused by spectators standing up successively and raising their arms?

A
Russian roulette
B
Mexican wave
C
Spanish fly
D
Irish jig
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3

What is the principal ore of aluminium?

A
Lead
B
Bauxite
C
Chromium
D
Californium
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4

After a military coup on 21 March 2009, in which country did Andry Rajoelina became the youngest of the current heads of state in the world and the youngest head of state in Africa?

A
Somalia
B
Madagascar
C
Thailand
D
Cyprus
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5

What has been the longest-running comedy in US TV history?

A
America's Funniest Home Videos
B
The Love Boat
C
The Red Skelton Show
D
The Simpsons
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6

In Greek mythology Argus Panoptes, guardian of the heifer-nymph Io and son of Arestor, was a primordial giant described as having multiple, often one hundred, what?

A
Heads
B
Legs
C
Eyes
D
Ears
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7

The Soviet Union did not participate in the Olympics until 1952, and from 1928 organised an alternative international sports event. What were these games called?

A
Spartakiads
B
Friendly Games
C
Soviet Sport Games
D
Russian Roulette
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