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Daily Quiz #2517

General Knowledge Quiz for 9 December 2015

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1

Pistol and Boo, who became internationally famous in 2015, were what?

A
Captured Mexican drug barons
B
Pixar cartoon characters
C
Yorkshire terriers
D
Twins born to three parents
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2

The US TV series "Bones" is loosely based on the works of which novelist and forensic anthropologist?

A
Alexandra Zarowny
B
Patricia Cornwell
C
Anthony E. Zuiker
D
Kathy Reichs
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3

Which city was hit by a 7.5 Mw earthquake about 160 km northeast of it, centred in the Motagua Fault, on 4 February 1976 at 3.01 am, local time, killing 23,000 and injuring 76,000?

A
Managua, Nicaragua
B
Guatemala City, Guatemala.
C
Haiyuan, Ningxia-Gansu, China
D
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
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4

What does the Gaelic phrase "Sinn Fein" mean?

A
Brits Out
B
Home rule
C
Ourselves alone
D
Kill foreigners
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5

What word means the spread of a cancer from one organ or part to another non-adjacent organ or part?

A
Metamanhadsevenwives
B
Metamorphism
C
Metaglutimate
D
Metastasis
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6

What is the Sirocco, a hot dry wind, known as in Egypt?

A
Kermit
B
Khamsin
C
El-Mahalla El-Kubra
D
Cairo
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7

What is the next in this series: Los Angeles, Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta?

A
Athens
B
Sydney
C
Beijing
D
London
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