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Daily Quiz #2297

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 May 2015

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1

Where is the newspaper "The Village Voice" published?

A
New York
B
London
C
San Francisco
D
Chicago
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2

What is the inherited condition that causes the body to retain copper, which can lead to brain and liver damage?

A
Cuprophobia
B
Parkinson's disease
C
Downs syndrome
D
Wilson's disease
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3

John Adams, second President of the newly independent United States of America, was also which of these?

A
Author of "Watership Down" and "The Plague Dogs"
B
President of Sinn Féin
C
Pitcher in American National League baseball
D
First American Ambassador to Great Britain
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4

Which British sprinter returned to competition in 1997 after a 4 year ban due to doping offences?

A
Jason Gardener
B
Dwain Chambers
C
Dougie Walker
D
Jason Livingston
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5

In 1998 who sold her Union Jack mini dress in a charity auction to Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas for a record £41,320, which broke the Guinness World Record for the most expensive piece of pop star clothing ever sold?

A
Melanie Chisholm (Mel C)
B
Geri Halliwell
C
Samantha Fox
D
Sharon Osbourne
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6

The most immediate sea to the east of Drake Passage, south of South America, is what?

A
Bellingshausen Sea
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Pacific Ocean
D
Scotia Sea
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7

What is an epic poem from Ancient Iraq, originally titled "He who Saw the Deep" or "Surpassing All Other Kings", of which the most complete version exists on 12 clay tablets in the library collection of the 7th century BCE Assyrian king Ashurbanipal?

A
The Canterbury Tales
B
The Iliad
C
The Epic of Gilgamesh
D
The Dead Sea Scrolls
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