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Daily Quiz #2044

General Knowledge Quiz for 23 August 2014

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Who was instrumental in defeating the Mahdi at Omdurman in 1898, and was British Secretary for War from 1914 until he died on the cruiser "Hampshire" when it struck a mine on 5 June 1916?

A
Bernard Freyberg
B
Horatio Herbert Kitchener
C
Charles George Gordon
D
Lord Cardigan
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2

What geological formation characterises the coastline of Norway?

A
Volcanic caldera
B
Glacier-created fjords
C
Flood plains
D
River erosion
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3

The name of which cheese describes its method of manufacture, of being "cooked again"?

A
Mozzarella
B
Ricotta
C
Gorgonzola
D
Wensleydale
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4

Where would you find the metatarsal bone?

A
Spine
B
Foot
C
Tail
D
Skull
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5

Who is the current, in 2014, President of the IOC?

A
Richard CarriĆ³n
B
Sergei Bubka
C
Thomas Bach
D
Denis Oswald
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6

Which king of Egypt abdicated in favour of his infant son in July 1952?

A
Faisal
B
Faud II
C
Farouk
D
Falange
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7

Iron Maiden, Saxon, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath are associated with what style of music?

A
Country
B
Jazz
C
Heavy metal
D
Opera
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