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Daily Quiz #1988

General Knowledge Quiz for 28 June 2014

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1

Who used the name "Henry", in communication with Westerners between 1920 and 1932?

A
Puyi, Emperor of China
B
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan
C
Chiang Kai-shek, Chairman of the National Government of China
D
King Prajadhipok of Thailand
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2

As a painter he focussed on intense psychological themes, his famous works including "Madonna" and "Puberty"; one of his works which exists in multiple versions and media is frequently stolen (and recovered), and in 2012 when one version was sold was at the time the most expensive ever sold at open auction. He was Norwegian. Who was he?

A
Leonardo da Vinci
B
Edvard Munch
C
Paul Gauguin
D
Paul Klee
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3

The Henley-on-Todd Regatta has been held annually since 1962 near which city?

A
Adelaide, Australia
B
London, England
C
Alice Springs, Australia
D
Ontario, Canada
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4

What is the word for an asexual form of reproduction found in females where growth and development of embryos occurs without fertilisation by a male?

A
Parthenogenesis
B
Apomixis
C
Hermadolphia
D
Agamospermy
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5

Which prophetess, the daughter of Priam, King of Troy, was killed following the fall of Troy by Agamemnon's wife, Clytemnestra?

A
Helen
B
Salome
C
Cassandra
D
Jocaster
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6

Where is Lebanon?

A
South America
B
Europe
C
North America
D
Asia
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7

Which Olympic Games was the first to be sponsored, by Coca-Cola?

A
1932, Los Angeles
B
1928, Amsterdam
C
1964, Tokyo
D
1996, Atlanta
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