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Daily Quiz #1941

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 May 2014

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1

What is American slang for a prison?

A
Caboose
B
Calaboose
C
Calabash
D
Calabogus
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2

Where was author Paulo Cuelo, who in 1974 was arrested and tortured for "subversive" activities by the government, which viewed his lyrics as left-wing and dangerous, born?

A
Italy
B
Germany
C
Brazil
D
Mexico
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3

The centre of a well-known UK TV series was a doctor, but was not a medical series. What was the name of the doctor?

A
Where
B
Which
C
Who
D
Why
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4

When were the first Winter Paralympics held?

A
1974
B
1988
C
1960
D
1976
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5

A mastodon was an early form of what animal?

A
Elephant
B
Dog
C
Giraffe
D
Chimpanzee
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6

Which of these countries is on the Horn of Africa?

A
Kenya
B
Sudan
C
Eritrea
D
Syria
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7

The legend of Robin Hood, which dates from the 14th century and includes tales of Friar Tuck, Little John and Alan Adale, is centred on which forest?

A
Forest of Dean
B
Black
C
Sherwood
D
Lincoln
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