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Daily Quiz #2917

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 January 2017

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1

Brucellosis is what kind of disease?

A
Zoonotic
B
Viral
C
Only transmitted sexually
D
Non-febrile
Select from the options above.
2

Which dancer had success on stage with his sister Adele before achieving fame in films with Ginger Rogers?

A
Bing Crosby
B
Fred Astaire
C
Gene Kelly
D
Dean Martin
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3

Which one of these is not named Mumtaz Mahal?

A
A crater on the asteroid 433 Eros
B
The wife of Shah Jahan, buried in the Taj Mahal
C
A half-human, half-fox exhibit at Karachi Zoo
D
A thoroughbred racehorse, described as the most important brood mare of the 20th century
Select from the options above.
4

Who wrote "Badjelly The Witch", "A Little Pot Boiler" and "Small Dreams Of A Scorpion"?

A
Ben Elton
B
A A Milne
C
Lewis Carroll
D
Spike Milligan
Select from the options above.
5

The Republic of China (ROC) did not compete at the Montreal Olympics in 1976 because the People's Republic of China (PRC) pressured the organisers to stop them competing under that name. What name did the ROC use when it next competed in 1984?

A
Island China
B
Taiwan
C
Chinese Taipei
D
Free China
Select from the options above.
6

In 2016 the Philippines elected its 16th President, on a platform which included what?

A
He sanctioned extra-judicial killing of drug dealers
B
Amnesty for all political prisoners
C
Seizing back maritime territory in which China had built
D
Making Hinduism the official religion
Select from the options above.
7

Which US state borders Canada and the Connecticut River, and has the Green Mountains running through its centre?

A
Illinois
B
Maine
C
Vermont
D
Massachusetts
Select from the options above.
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