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Daily Quiz #1980

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 June 2014

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Who wrote "Other people see things and say: why? - but I dream things that never were and say: why not?"

A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Robert Kennedy
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Noel Coward
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2

When did Genghis Khan fight and lead in Asia and Europe?

A
3,000 years ago
B
1st century BCE
C
12th and 13th centuries
D
18th century
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3

Red Gauntlet is a type of climbing what?

A
Rose
B
Strawberry
C
Crab
D
Snail
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4

In 2003, Britain's first what was opened just north of Birmingham?

A
Nuclear power plant
B
Toll motorway
C
Camel racing track
D
Nature reserve for the Red-billed Chough
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5

"What things soever" is an example of what?

A
Chiasmus
B
Litotes
C
Tmesis
D
Dysphemism
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6

When the Olympic flame is about to be taken to the venue for the next Olympic Games, it is lit in which city?

A
Rome
B
Athens
C
London
D
Paris
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7

What famous detective is played by Robert Downey, Jr. ?

A
Sherlock Holmes
B
Hercule Poirot
C
Philip Marlowe
D
The Saint
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