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Daily Quiz #3010

General Knowledge Quiz for 15 April 2017

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What is the official name of the spectator area at Wimbledon at the side of No. 1 Court known as Henman Hill or Murray Mound?

A
Aorangi Terrace
B
Strawberry Field
C
Sugar Hill
D
Lavender Hill
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2

When was the revolver, a hand gun with a rifled barrel and a revolving cartridge cylinder, invented?

A
1750
B
1835
C
1680
D
1910
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3

What incident involving Israeli Defence Force medic Elor Azaria in March 2016 resulting in his being sent to prison?

A
He killed a disarmed, wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant
B
He defended a Palestinian woman he was friendly with when she was accused of a terrorist attack
C
He gave medical treatment to a wounded Palestinian
D
He shot a group of Palestinian boys throwing stones at the Wailing Wall
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4

Which 19th century novelist wrote "Westward Ho" and "Hereward The Wake"?

A
Charles Kingsley
B
Rudyard Kipling
C
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
D
Evelyn Waugh
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5

Where is the Senkaku / Diaoyu / Tiaoyutai / Pinnacle group of islands?

A
South of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
B
Due west of the Philippines
C
Northeast of Taiwan and west of Japan's Okinawa Island
D
In the Persian Gulf
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6

The film "Bright Star", directed by Jane Campion, released in May 2009 and starring Ben Whishaw and Abbie Cornish, is a period drama about Fanny Brawne's romance with whom?

A
Keats
B
Shelley
C
Byron
D
Wordsworth
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7

What is the sauce made from meat juice after cooking?

A
Custard
B
Gravy
C
Sluice
D
Mayonnaise
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