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Daily Quiz #2086

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 October 2014

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1

What band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth?

A
Talking Heads
B
Simple Minds
C
Thompson Twins
D
Radiohead
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2

Which canal joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?

A
Panama
B
Suez
C
Caledonian
D
Kiev
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3

Which of these is a type of fungus?

A
Pongtusk
B
Smelltusk
C
Odourhorn
D
Stinkhorn
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4

What is another name for that very British piece of tropical headgear, the pith helmet?

A
Trilby
B
Bearskin
C
Homburg
D
Topee
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5

The Crusaders from western Europe during their fourth crusade destroyed what major Orthodox Christian city in 1204?

A
Kiev
B
Caesarea
C
Constantinople
D
Nicaea
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6

Over-arm throwing, long-distance throwing, freestyle and discus are the four disciplines competed for at the world championships in what?

A
Handbag throwing
B
Quoits
C
Horseshoe throwing
D
Conkers
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7

What appears on the usual logo for the musical "West Side Story" and is the setting for Maria and Tony's duet, "Tonight"?

A
Fire engine
B
Fire escape
C
Theatre curtains
D
Double bed
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