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Daily Quiz #2350

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 June 2015

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1

Which is a definition of hardwood?

A
Wood from the heart of a tree
B
Wood from gymnosperm trees
C
Wood from dicot angiosperm trees
D
Particularly dense timber
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2

With what is the name Stirling Moss most associated?

A
Coin trading
B
Silver engraving
C
Botanical exploration
D
Driving fast
Select from the options above.
3

French intelligence service (DGSE) agents Captain Dominique Prieur and Commander Alain Mafart were convicted of the manslaughter of photographer Fernando Pereira and sinking a ship, Greenpeace's the "Rainbow Warrior", in 1985, in which harbour?

A
Auckland, New Zealand
B
Noumea, New Caledonia
C
Sydney, Australia
D
Nadi, Fiji
Select from the options above.
4

If you sailed directly West from Perth, Australia, which of these harbours would be nearest your landfall on the other side of the Indian Ocean?

A
Colombo
B
Mogadishu
C
Durban
D
Dar es Salaam
Select from the options above.
5

What is the only book written by Emily Bronte?

A
Wuthering Heights
B
Pride and Prejudice
C
The Mill on the Floss
D
Jane Eyre
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6

Why were the Crusades from 1095 - 1291 waged by European forces in the Middle East so called?

A
They waged war in the name of the Cross of Christendom
B
The armies crossed long distances
C
Soldiers carried a cruse of oil for warding off sunburn
D
The armies took it easy
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these films was set in Turkey?

A
The Sugarland Express
B
Von Ryan's Express
C
Midnight Express
D
Pineapple Express
Select from the options above.
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