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Daily Quiz #1969

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 June 2014

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1

In what region do the Sahel droughts occur?

A
Just north of the Gobi desert
B
Northern Arabian Peninsula
C
West and central Africa
D
West and south Australia
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2

In 1978, after escaping from Iran, where was the Ayatollah Khomeini granted political asylum?

A
Switzerland
B
France
C
Canada
D
USA
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3

Which of these is sometimes labelled as "extra virgin"?

A
Olive oil
B
Midnight oil
C
Crude oil
D
Linseed oil
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4

When the Badminton World Federation was first formed in 1934 (initially as the International Badminton Federation) where was it located?

A
Cheltenham, UK
B
Rouen, France
C
Toronto, Canada
D
Turin, Italy
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5

The UK TV series Sharpe, 1993-2009, starred which two actors?

A
Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley
B
James Bolam, Barbara Flynn
C
Dennis Waterman, George Cole
D
Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French
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6

What term is used to describe a certain type of documentary?

A
Dog in a manger
B
Cat in the Hat
C
Fly on the wall
D
Spider in the bath
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7

Which of these is a former Prime Minister of South Africa?

A
"Papa Doc" Duvalier
B
Jan Smuts
C
Bernardo O'Higgins
D
Warren G. Harding
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