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Daily Quiz #2066

General Knowledge Quiz for 14 September 2014

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1

REM is a term sometimes applied to what?

A
A stage of sleep
B
Classical music
C
Archaeology in New Zealand
D
A brand of shaver
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2

Whose painting of "The Last Supper" represents Jesus as transparent to sun light, and incorporates a modernistic window through which islands can be seen, surmounted by the chest arms and neck of a nude male figure?

A
Goya
B
Salvador Dali
C
Paul Klee
D
Toulouse Lautrec
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3

What was the capital of Italian East Africa between 1936 and 1941?

A
Addis Ababa
B
Mogadishu
C
Harare
D
Gondar
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4

What winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting was called "military patrol" when it was contested at the Olympic Winter Games in 1924, and demonstrated in 1928, 1936, and 1948?

A
Steeplechase
B
Nordic walking
C
Cross-country slalom
D
Biathlon
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5

What is bathophobia?

A
Fear of depths
B
Fear of swimming
C
Fear of bats
D
Fear of bath time
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6

In 1981, Peter Sutcliffe was convicted of murdering 13 women and attacking several others. By what name was he known in the popular press?

A
The Manchester Marauder
B
The Yorkshire Ripper
C
The Liverpool Mangler
D
The Birmingham Basher
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7

Where are the Snowy, Murray and the Darling?

A
Australia
B
India
C
South Africa
D
Montserrat
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