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Daily Quiz #2056

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 September 2014

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1

Which of these is not a member of the onion family?

A
Scallion
B
Garlic
C
Cal├žot
D
Lovage
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2

Harvard University is in which state of the USA?

A
Rhode Island
B
Maine
C
Connecticut
D
Massachusetts
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3

Who was the co-winner of the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics, for key discoveries that led to the currently accepted theory on the later evolutionary stages of massive stars, and nephew of the 1930 Nobel Prize winner in Physics?

A
William Alfred Fowler
B
Kenneth G. Richardson
C
Subramanyan Chandrasekhar
D
Ernst Ruska
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4

What, among other things, was the term "Anglican" in the name of the Church used to distinguish it from?

A
Eastern
B
Roman
C
Russian
D
Waldensian
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5

What film concerns the life story of 18 year old Jamal Malik, a former street child from the Juhu slums in Mumbai?

A
A Star is Born
B
The Jewel in the Crown
C
Slumdog Millionaire
D
Never Say Never Again
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6

In which war were the sieges of Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith lifted following the arrival of reinforcement British troops under the command of Lord Kitchener and Lord Roberts?

A
Thirty Years War
B
Crimean War
C
War of the Roses
D
Boer War
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7

William Gilbert Grace was a famous player of which sport?

A
Association Football (Soccer)
B
Baseball
C
Rugby Union
D
Cricket
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