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Daily Quiz #2115

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 November 2014

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1

Who got the vote in Britain in 1829?

A
Roman Catholics
B
Women
C
Convicts in prison
D
People who didn't own land
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2

On which of these would one find a "masthead"?

A
Daily newspaper
B
Toilet bowl
C
Mirror
D
Salt shaker
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3

What pollinates the tubular, bright red flowers of the Salvia coccinea (known as Texas Sage, Scarlet Sage, or Blood Sage), a species of flowering plant native to the south of North America, the Caribbean, and the north of South America?

A
Tsetse flies
B
Killer bees
C
Hummingbirds
D
Prairie dogs
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4

In 2012 which was the city, second only to Paris, with the most populous metropolitan area in the world?

A
Mumbai
B
Beijing
C
Madrid
D
Seoul
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5

What is used in paper or textile making, and to form a protective coating on a canvas or other surface to be used for some art techniques?

A
Filler
B
Volume
C
Size
D
Varnish
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6

What play does the character Blanche Dubois appear in?

A
School for Women
B
Death of a Salesman
C
A Streetcar Named Desire
D
Noises Off
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7

Renowned sportsman Michael Phelps decided in 2014 to come out of retirement and compete in what sport?

A
Swimming
B
Indycar
C
Darts
D
High jump
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