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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 Balatonf├╝red (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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