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Daily Quiz #2052

General Knowledge Quiz for 31 August 2014

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1

What would one normally do with velouté?

A
Rub it on your face
B
Eat it
C
Drive it
D
Hit it
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2

The Great Famine in Europe, 1315-17 with effects lasting until at least 1322, was marked by what?

A
Mass suicides
B
Infertility in all farm animals
C
A plague of rats
D
Europe-wide crop failures, and extreme levels of crime, disease, and mass death
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3

Who sang with Barbra Streisand on "No More Tears (Enough is Enough)"?

A
Celine Dion
B
Rickie Lee Jones
C
Donna Summer
D
Janis Joplin
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4

Which country would you go to in order to find the main headwaters of the Amazon River?

A
Mexico
B
Peru
C
USA
D
Uruguay
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5

Who was Billboard's Artist of the Year for 2013?

A
Bruno Mars
B
Taylor Swift
C
Lorde
D
Miley Cyrus
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6

Who tried to win back the America's Cup from the New York Yacht Club 5 times between 1899 and 1930 in boats called "Shamrock"?

A
Sir Frank Cadbury
B
Sir Thomas Lipton
C
Sir Ashton Bourneville
D
Earl Grey
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7

What dye used in cooking for crimson tints is made from the body of a female insect inhabiting Peru and Mexico?

A
Chickory
B
Liquorice
C
Vanilla
D
Cochineal
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