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Daily Quiz #2262

General Knowledge Quiz for 29 March 2015

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1

“Prediction is hazardous, especially about the future” is attributed to where?

A
Storm P
B
Danish proverb
C
Nostradamus
D
Niels Bohr
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2

Which Winter Olympics sport has involved the use of a .30-06 Springfield?

A
Curling
B
Alpine skiing
C
Speed skating
D
Biathlon
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3

Which island or islands lie on or near the Cocos Ridge?

A
Cocos Islands, Malaysia
B
Cocos Islands, Australia
C
Cocos Island, Guam
D
Cocos Island, Costa Rica
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4

Which nation established the first settlement in what is now South Africa at Table Bay in 1652?

A
Spain
B
Portugal
C
England
D
Holland
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5

Who are the eponymous heroes of the popular UK TV series first screened in 2011, "Scott & Bailey"?

A
Gardeners
B
Explorers
C
Female detectives
D
Quiz competitors
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6

Who rose from Prime Minister (1922–1924) to President (1925–1928), and on 1 September 1928 was crowned King and declared Field Marshal of the Royal Army, proclaiming a constitutional monarchy?

A
King Zag of Palestine
B
King Kong of New Amsterdam
C
King Zig of Turkey
D
King Zog of Albania
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7

What is the common name for "lentigo"?

A
Freckles
B
Athlete's foot
C
Tennis elbow
D
Housemaid's knee
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