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Daily Quiz #2076

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 September 2014

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FINA announced in November 2008 that the cities that had expressed interest in hosting the 2013 World Aquatics Championships were Belgrade (Serbia), Budapest and Balatonfüred (Hungary), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Hamburg (Germany), Hong Kong (China), Madrid (Spain), and which other?

A
Paris (France)
B
London (England)
C
Moscow (Russia)
D
Melbourne (Australia)
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2

Which Venezuelan river has the same name as a Womble?

A
Bungo
B
Tobermory
C
Orinoco
D
Wellington
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3

A loan in order to outfit a ship or purchase cargo using the ship as security is known as what?

A
MAR 91
B
Keelage
C
Mouillage
D
Bottomry
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4

What is the term "synaesthesia" applied to?

A
To describe the study of multiple art forms in the light of their underlying similarity
B
Where a variety of artistic styles is used to create a single work
C
Where one sensory or cognitive experience is involuntarily experienced as also being a different one
D
To describe heightened senses
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5

Who is a British fashion designer, known for her work on pop art in fashion, opened a clothes shop called Bazaar on London's Kings Road with her husband, Alexander Plunkett-Greene, and a former solicitor, Archie Mcnair, in November 1955?

A
Pattie Harrison
B
Jean Shrimpton
C
Twiggy
D
Mary Quant
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6

Besides a back complaint, what else did John F Kennedy suffer from?

A
Parkinson's disease
B
Addison's disease
C
Diabetes
D
Epilepsy
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7

Which section of the British forces made a famous charge against Russian forces at Balaklava on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War?

A
The Dim Brigade
B
The Dark Brigade
C
The Bright Brigade
D
The Light Brigade
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