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Daily Quiz #2847

General Knowledge Quiz for 3 November 2016

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1

For administrative purposes, Germany consists of sixteen areas which they call … what?

A
Departments
B
States
C
Cantons
D
Iller
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2

Before she appeared in "Baywatch" Pamela Anderson had her first role in television in what series?

A
Woops!
B
The Ben Stiller Show
C
Home Improvement
D
Full House
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3

The maidservant Anna Göldi was executed in Switzerland in 1782, officially for non-lethal poisoning (although that did not carry the death penalty) but actually for what?

A
Talking too much
B
Being impertinent
C
Carrying out chemical experiments with her master's equipment
D
Witchcraft
Select from the options above.
4

What is a quern?

A
In printing, used to squeeze letters together
B
A word made up just to win at Scrabble
C
Part of a stone hand mill
D
A Scottish word for a beer barrel
Select from the options above.
5

Mike D'abo, Klaus Voorman, Tom McGuinness and Mike Hugg were four fifths of which band which had a 1968 hit with "Mighty Quinn"?

A
Manfred Mann
B
The Four Seasons
C
The Thompson Twins
D
The Ramones
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6

What does a norovirus cause in people?

A
Inflammation of the nose
B
Viral gastroenteritis
C
Ulcerated legs
D
Migraines
Select from the options above.
7

Since 1987 what is usually "the championship distance" in title boxing fights?

A
Nine 3-minute rounds
B
60 minutes
C
Twelve 3-minute rounds
D
90 minutes
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