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Daily Quiz #2471

General Knowledge Quiz for 24 October 2015

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1

According to the old saying, what is "the spice of life"?

A
Variety
B
Money
C
Love
D
Bondage
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2

The Armagnac region of France lies between the Adour and Garonne rivers and near which other feature?

A
Lac de Neuchatel
B
The island of Jersey
C
The Maritime Alps
D
The Pyrenees
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3

What is the earliest definitely known use of the axled wheel?

A
As an ornament
B
As a punishment tool used by the gods
C
To generate electricity
D
For making pottery
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4

In 1892, who became the first heavyweight boxing champion to fight under the Marquess of Queensberry rules?

A
John L. Sullivan
B
Bob Fitzsimmons
C
Joe Louis
D
Jim Corbett
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5

Historically, nystagmus was recognised as a common industrial disease of which of these professions?

A
Miner
B
Wool sorter
C
Plasterer
D
Painter
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6

Who published an autobiography entitled "A Journey" on 1 September 2010?

A
Tony Blair
B
George W Bush
C
Dian Fossey
D
Keith Richard
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7

The play "Drowning on Dry Land" (2004) by British playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn is a comedy centred on what?

A
The chairman of a writers' circle
B
Six interlocking life stories and difficult memories
C
A teenage girl sent back in time to prevent the death of her brother in an accident
D
Celebrity culture
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