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Daily Quiz #1981

General Knowledge Quiz for 21 June 2014

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1

Who wrote the first stage musical version of The Phantom of the Opera, and when?

A
John Elder 1962
B
Andrew Lloyd Webber 1986
C
Ken Hill 1976
D
Giorgina Caspari 1998
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2

Az, buky, vědě and glagoli and dobro are the first 5 letters of which alphabet?

A
Glagolitic
B
Arabic
C
Hebrew
D
Sumerian
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3

The US War of Independence was in which century?

A
18th
B
15th
C
16th
D
20th
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4

What was the setting for "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas", a 2008 film directed by Mark Herman starring Asa Butterfield, Jack Scanlon, David Thewlis, and Vera Farmiga, based on the book by John Boyne?

A
Bedroom
B
Concentration camp
C
Hospital
D
Zoo
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5

Golf was clearly popular in Scotland in 1457, when James II did what?

A
Established the St Andrews Royal and Ancient Golf Club
B
Formalised the rules of the game
C
Banned it as an unwelcome distraction to learning archery
D
Gave patronage to a Highland dancing team, as a rival to golf's popularity
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6

Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, Cantabria, Catalunya and Navarre are all autonomous communities of which country?

A
France
B
Brazil
C
Italy
D
Spain
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7

Humidity measures the quantity of water vapour in the air as a percentage by … what?

A
Height
B
Weight
C
Volume
D
Width
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