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Daily Quiz #2031

General Knowledge Quiz for 10 August 2014

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1

What did Bikini Atoll become famous for in 1946?

A
As the target for the USA to drop an atomic bomb as a test
B
Inspiring a new type of swimwear
C
As the subject of early research by Jacques Cousteau into its marine life
D
Housing an emerging volcano
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2

In the books by A A Milne, what was Eeyore?

A
Kangaroo
B
Donkey
C
Pig
D
Tiger
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3

Who was Formula One Champion driver for 2013?

A
Michael Schumacher
B
Nico Rosberg
C
Sebastian Vettel
D
Susie Wolff
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4

Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker and Peter Mayhew are reprising some of the most famous film roles, filming 2014-5, but although they will be seen their faces will never appear. They are, respectively, C-3PO, R2-D2 and which other character?

A
Yoda
B
Jabba the Hut
C
Chewbacca
D
Paploo
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5

What complex of artificial biological environments near St Blazey and St Austell in Cornwall was opened to the public in 2001?

A
The Eden Project
B
Mitchell Park Domes
C
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
D
The Montreal Biodome
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6

Where would an oxbow be found?

A
At an archery contest
B
Near a river
C
In the small bones of the human wrist
D
Clamping beakers in a science laboratory
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7

Where does the dance called the "tarantella" have its roots?

A
Italy
B
Spain
C
Greece
D
Brazil
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