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Daily Quiz #2390

General Knowledge Quiz for 4 August 2015

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1

The headquarters of the United Nations is in which city?

A
New York
B
Geneva
C
The Hague
D
Brussels
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2

What sport is played by the Catalan Dragons?

A
Hockey
B
Soccer
C
Rugby League
D
Baseball
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3

BAFTA winning film "The Theory of Everything" is adapted from which book?

A
"Alan Turing: The Enigma" by Andrew Hodges
B
"Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen" by Jane Wilde Hawking
C
"Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch" by T. Pratchett and N. Gaiman
D
"The Left Hand of the Electron" by Isaac Asimov
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4

What communist military junta came to power in Ethiopia following the ousting of Haile Selassie I on 12 September 1974 and although officially coming to an end on 22 February 1987, was not formally abolished until September?

A
The Free Officers Movement
B
Derg
C
The Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy
D
Kabaka Yekka
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5

What infectious disease is characterised by catarrh of the respiratory tract and paroxysms of coughing?

A
Measles
B
Chickenpox
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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6

Who directed the films "Clerks", "Mallrats" and "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back "?

A
Spike Lee
B
Sam Mendes
C
Kevin Smith
D
Michael Moore
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7

Which of these wines comes from Portugal?

A
Champagne
B
Mateus Rosé
C
Asti Spumanti
D
Sémillon
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