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Daily Quiz #2351

General Knowledge Quiz for 26 June 2015

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1

Portree is the principal town on which island?

A
Skye
B
Cyprus
C
Isle of Man
D
Malta
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2

Who did the British fight at the Battle of Rorke's Drift in 1879?

A
Zulus
B
Pygmies
C
French
D
Maoris
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3

The makers of MMs refused to allow the sweet to be associated with what 1982 US film, because they believed one of the characters was so ugly that children, who were the film's intended main audience, would be terrified?

A
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
B
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
C
Star Trek III: the Wrath of Khan
D
Gremlins
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4

In 1991 Magic Johnson stunned the sporting world in the USA by what?

A
Announcing he had HIV
B
Leaving the NBA
C
Switching to the discipline of AFL
D
Retiring due to cancer
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5

Who described "unified field theory", an attempt to unify and simplify the fundamental laws of physics, in a paper titled "On The Generalised Theory of Gravitation" in 1950?

A
Isaac Newton
B
Satyendra Nath Bose
C
Max Planck
D
Albert Einstein
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6

George Bush, then vice president, asked which of these people to be his running mate for the 1988 presidential election?

A
Usain Bolt
B
Clint Eastwood
C
Barbara Bush
D
Ronald Reagan
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7

Parsley is the main ingredient of which of these sauces?

A
Worcestershire sauce
B
Soy sauce
C
Salsa verde
D
Hollandaise sauce
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