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Daily Quiz #2961

General Knowledge Quiz for 25 February 2017

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1

Who performed "Sex Crimes", the theme song from the film "1984"?

A
Pet Shop Boys
B
Wham
C
Eurythmics
D
Dusty Springfield and Kenny Rogers
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2

Which country has won the most medals at the European Beach Volleyball Championship (later known as the Nestea European Championship Final) between 2000 and 2008 inclusive?

A
Germany
B
Switzerland
C
Austria
D
Netherlands
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3

In October 1981 France abolished what?

A
The death penalty and the guillotine
B
Nuclear testing in the atmosphere over Mururoa Atoll in the Pacific
C
Selling crêpes on the Paris Metro
D
The burqa
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4

Who patented the phonograph in 1878 (after developing and demonstrating it the previous year)?

A
Thomas Edison
B
Thomas Cranmer
C
Tom Good
D
Tom Phono
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5

Which river rises in dense forest in Zambian highlands, then flows through Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and into the Indian Ocean?

A
Okavango
B
Niger
C
Zambezi
D
Limpopo
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6

Who would be expected to use a swizzle stick?

A
Racing driver
B
Barman
C
Orchestra conductor
D
Butcher
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7

A study published in 2016 by Christina Zelano, Jay Gottfried and A Mohanty, Northwestern University, is of the effects on brain activity of what?

A
Finger games
B
The sound of chewing
C
Overlearning
D
Inhaling
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