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Daily Quiz #1940

General Knowledge Quiz for 11 May 2014

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1

Which islands in the South Pacific between New Guinea and South America were annexed by France in 1842?

A
Marquesas
B
Philippines
C
Marshall Islands
D
Marianas
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2

What large bottle holds 16 standard bottles of wine?

A
Balthazar
B
Nebuchadnezzar
C
Rehoboam
D
Magnum
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3

Haile Selassie was ruler of which of these countries?

A
Tunisia
B
Ethiopia
C
Ghana
D
Uganda
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4

Disputes between which two countries are called "Intifada", of which the first began in 1987, the second in 2000 and the third in 2005?

A
Turkey & Greece
B
Palestine & Israel
C
Spain & Algeria
D
Philippines & Malaysia
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5

By what name was netball previously known?

A
Women's basketball
B
Rounders
C
Skittles
D
Women's rugby
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6

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, "Easy Rider", "Bonnie and Clyde" and "The Graduate" helped to begin what film-making phase?

A
New Hollywood
B
New Wave
C
B-Budget
D
Independent
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7

What word describes someone who historically was a medical professional who formulated and dispensed medicines (the fore-runner of the pharmacist, pharmacologist, chemist or dispensing chemist), offered general medical advice and a range of services such as surgery and midwifery?

A
Actuary
B
Apotheosis
C
Aerialist
D
Apothecary
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