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Daily Quiz #2102

General Knowledge Quiz for 20 October 2014

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1

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group purchased which historic London theatre in 2000?

A
Zirconium
B
Palladium
C
Beryllium
D
Germanium
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2

What is the capital of Mongolia, on the Tuul River?

A
Uwill Baton
B
Ulan Bator
C
Ulaangom
D
Ulaankhus
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3

Which of these is a breed of horse is known for its spotted coat?

A
Stallion
B
Palomino
C
Apaloosa
D
Brumby
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4

Where have the World Snooker Championships been held since 1977?

A
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, UK
B
Crystal Palace Sports Centre, London
C
Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
D
Alexandra Palace, London
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5

Who is reflected in the name for the Philippines?

A
Philippa Middleton
B
Philip of Macedonia
C
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
D
King Philip II of Spain
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6

Who, when Secretary-General of the U.N., was killed in a plane crash in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) in 1961?

A
U Thant
B
Trygve Lie
C
Dag Hammarskjöld
D
Kurt Waldheim
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7

The writer Tolstoy fundraised for, and donated the proceeds from some of his writing towards, helping the practitioners of what religious movement?

A
Scientology
B
Russian Orthodox Christianity
C
Theosophy
D
Doukhobors
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