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Daily Quiz #1934

General Knowledge Quiz for 5 May 2014

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1

Austro-Hungarian Theodore Herzl was the first leader of what international movement?

A
International Whaling Commission
B
Greenpeace
C
Amnesty International
D
Zionism
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2

What is the name for the movement of water across a partially permeable membrane from an area of high water potential (low solute concentration) to an area of low water potential (high solute concentration)?

A
Evaporation
B
Dehydration
C
Osmosis
D
Distillation
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3

What play is seldom referred to in theatre by its own name but called instead "the Scottish play"?

A
Light Thickens
B
Macduff
C
Macbeth
D
Maria Stuarda
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4

Which British actor debuted on the West End stage in 1956 in "Look Back in Anger", a role he had originated at the Royal Court which made him a star, and made his film debut in 1960 in "The Entertainer" opposite Laurence Olivier?

A
Albert Finney
B
Peter O'Toole
C
Sean Connery
D
Alan Bates
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5

The annual Tough Guy Challenge midwinter endurance race in Telford, England is a challenging 8 mile long assault course. Which of these is not one of the challenges?

A
An electrified fence
B
Water tunnels
C
Fire walks
D
Tree chopping
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6

What sea between Israel and Jordan is 1,385 feet (422 metres) below sea level?

A
Dead Sea
B
Caspian Sea
C
Aegean Sea
D
Tyrrhenian Sea
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7

The term "blue collar" refers to what?

A
Sportsmen
B
Unqualified office workers
C
Moth attacks on overalls
D
Manual workers in industry
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