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Daily Quiz #1962

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 June 2014

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1

Someone who tells lies is said to be what?

A
Malicious
B
Mendicant
C
Mendacious
D
Mendicitous
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2

In which country, on June 1, 2001, was there a massacre in the royal palace when King Birendra, Queen Aiswarya, Crown Prince Dipendra and 7 other members of the royal family were killed?

A
Nepal
B
China
C
Belgium
D
Greece
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3

Who began her career at 3 in TV commercials, at 8 made her film debut in Woody Allen's "Oedipus Wrecks" (part of the anthology "New York Stories"), at 9 played Tom Hanks's daughter in "Bonfire of the Vanities", at 12 was in "Dark Page" (an episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation") and had her career breakthrough in "Interview with the Vampire", playing a child vampire with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt?

A
Tippi Hedren
B
Anna Paquin
C
Keisha Castle-Hughes
D
Kirsten Dunst
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4

The island Commonwealth of Dominica sits in which sea or ocean?

A
Atlantic
B
Indian
C
Caribbean
D
Tasman
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5

A way of looking at mathematical relationships and operations using abstract symbols instead of specific numbers is called what?

A
Trigonometry
B
Geometry
C
Algebra
D
Game theory
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6

The 1976 Summer Olympics were boycotted by a number of African nations, for what reason?

A
New Zealand was included, and had recently toured its rugby team in apartheid South Africa
B
To support Taiwan's boycott when told it could not compete under the title Republic of China
C
Some were not allowed to compete under separate identities
D
Severe economic hardship and droughts
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7

What do Cliff Richard, The Who, Eric Clapton, Wham!, Elton John, The Police, George Martin, The Beatles and John Lennon have in common?

A
Winning the "Outstanding contribution" BRIT award
B
Providing the theme song for a "James Bond" film
C
Having records released by Motown records
D
Attending the London School of Economics
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