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Daily Quiz #1937

General Knowledge Quiz for 8 May 2014

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1

Which horse race meeting, for "The Gold Cup", was first run in 1711 and is held on 7 June each year?

A
Scottish Grand National
B
Aintree Grand National
C
Epsom Derby
D
Royal Ascot
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2

In the human body, adductors and abductors are types of what?

A
Nerve
B
Vein
C
Muscle
D
Bone
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3

After a plague in 1633, in which German town did the villagers vow to present a living representation of Christ's Passion every tenth year?

A
Bayreuth
B
Munich
C
Oberammergau
D
Wolfsburg
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4

What is a plectrum used for?

A
Plucking eyebrows
B
Pickling
C
Pilchard gutting
D
Picking a stringed instrument
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5

A major Middle Eastern city is...?

A
Bayreuth
B
Beirut
C
Beira
D
Bayrakh
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6

What paradise was created by James Hilton in his book "Lost Horizon"?

A
Shangri-La
B
Erewhon
C
El Dorado
D
Utopia
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7

Film actor Russell Crowe was born in which country?

A
England
B
New Zealand
C
South Africa
D
Australia
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