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Daily Quiz #1933

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 May 2014

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

A
Kate Jackson
B
Jaclyn Smith
C
Tanya Roberts
D
Farrah Fawcett-Majors
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is a type of cheese?

A
Gorgonzola
B
Caracciola
C
Belladonna
D
Farina
Select from the options above.
3

From the 1850s up to WW I, passport requirements effectively disappeared in the UK and Europe. What is understood to have led to this?

A
Use of an alternate system based on the developing science of fingerprint ID
B
Increasing moves towards Entente Cordiale
C
Increasing affluence from industry led to a more mobile middle class which demanded ease of movement
D
Rapid expansion of railway travel
Select from the options above.
4

What name is given to ducks which feed mainly at the surface rather than by diving?

A
Dabbling ducks
B
Puddle ducks
C
Webling ducks
D
Mighty ducks
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5

The Fast5 World Netball Series, first contested in October 2009 under modified rules, was scheduled to be held in Manchester, England, initially but was played where in 2012?

A
Kingston, Jamaica
B
Auckland, New Zealand
C
Sydney, Australia
D
Liverpool, England
Select from the options above.
6

The ancient Maya, Toltec and Aztec civilisations centred generally on which area?

A
The land between the continents of North and South America
B
Modern Tierra del Fuego
C
The west coast of South America
D
Modern Texas
Select from the options above.
7

Who wrote the historical romances "The White Company" and "Brigadier Gerard"?

A
Enid Blyton
B
John Dryden
C
Arthur Conan Doyle
D
Georgette Heyer
Select from the options above.
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